Chipotle Avocado Arugula Melt

a vegan melt with arugula on golden pan-cooked toast
Number of Servings: 
1 sandwich
Recipe Source: 
Food For Life


  • 2 slices Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Sesame Bread
  • 12 avocado, sliced
  • 14 cup arugula
  • 4 thin slices vegan Gouda cheese
  • 2 tbs vegan mayo
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce from chipotles in adobo
  • 18 cup red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 tbs plant-based butter
  • 14 tsp sea salt
  • 14 tsp black pepper


For the Chipotle Mayo

  1. Grab a small mixing bowl and whisk together 2 tbs vegan mayo and 1 tsp of adobo sauce from chipotles in adobo.
  2. Season with 14 tsp salt and 14 tsp pepper and refrigerate until it is time to make the sandwich.

For the Melt

  1. Heat a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Spread the outside of each slice of Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Sesame Bread with 1 tbs plant-based butter then place butter-sides down in the pan.
  3. Add 2 slices of gouda to each piece of bread 4 total, as well as half of a sliced avocado.
  4. Once cheese is melty and bread is golden brown, add 18 cup sliced red onion, 14 cup arugula, and a drizzle of chipotle mayo to one side of the bread, then top with the other toasted piece. Press down on the sandwich using a spatula and flip over to toast for an additional 30 seconds.
  5. Take off heat, slice in half, then serve. 
Nutrition Info: 
871 Calories, 16 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 54 g Carbohydrates, 10 g Total sugars (8 g Added sugars), 16 g Fiber, 70 g Total fat (29 g sat), 861 mg Sodium, ★★★★ Vitamin K, ★★ Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Folate, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin). Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium


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