Avocado and bacon sandwich recipe

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5-10 mins to cook
  • 712 calories / serving
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  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high, then grill the bacon for 3-4 minutes until cooked to your liking. Put the bacon rashers on a plate and drizzle over the maple syrup, then turn to coat evenly.
  2. Butter the bread. Add the tomato slices and arrange the avocado on top. Season well and top with the warm bacon, drizzling over any maple syrup left on the plate.
  3. Heat a little vegetable or sunflower oil in a small frying pan and crack the egg into the hot oil. Using a fork, break the egg yolk and lightly swirl in the centre. Cook for 1 minute, then flip the egg over and cook for a further 30 seconds* before placing on top of the bacon. Top with the remaining slice of bread, then halve the sandwich and serve immediately.

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  • Ingredients

  • 3 rashers good-quality smoked or unsmoked back bacon
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • butter, for spreading
  • 2 slices wholemeal bread
  • 1/2 beef tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 medium avocado, peeled, stoned and thickly sliced
  • vegetable or sunflower oil, for frying
  • 1 very large egg
  • Energy 2965kj 712kcal 36%
  • Fat 52g 74%
  • Saturates 17g 86%
  • Sugars 8g 9%
  • Salt 2.5g 42%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38.2g Protein 25.7g Fibre 9.8g


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