California Melt

California Melt


"A satisfying open-face vegetarian sandwich with avocado, almonds and mushrooms."


17 m servings 335 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 15.6 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 170 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven broiler.
  2. Lay the toasted bread out on a baking sheet. Top each slice of bread with 1/4 of the avocado, mushrooms, almonds, and tomato slices. Top each with a slice of Swiss cheese.
  3. Broil the open-face sandwiches until the cheese melts and begins to bubble, about 2 minutes. Serve the sandwiches warm.
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  1. 91 Ratings


I'd give this sandwich a 4.5* rating for being quick delicious and healthy. The only change I made was to the mushrooms. I sauteed them until lightly browned, then added about 1/2 tsp of Chipo...

Yummy little guys! I did mine on whole grain & flax english muffins - I thought it might need a sturdy base. After discussing this sandwich with a couple of people from the recipe exchange (Hi!)...

Fabulous sandwich that's easy to put together for a quick lunch! I added a bit of Hellman's light mayo to the toasted bread. I also seasoned my tomato with a bit of salt and cracked black pepper...

Delicious and healthy. I think next time I might serve the tomato on the side and lightly saute the mushrooms. I added a squirt of lemon because I love lemon with avocado. Thanks for the quick a...

Fast, easy and delicious! I omitted the almonds, but did everything else as said, and my mom and I loved it! I agree with the other comments on sautéing the mushrooms beforehand, but even with...

what a great vegetarian sandwich! too bad I'm a downright carnivore, I added some microwavable chicken strips and substituted some extra virgin olive oil instead of almonds, but it still tasted ...

Flavors taste so good together. Also great in a wrap.

This was delicious. I added a little olive oil mayo with basil and sauteed the mushrooms first. Even my picky kids gobbled this right up!

Simple, fresh taste; easy to adjust flavors for any palate. This recipe makes enough for four SMALL sandwhiches. Double the ingredients if you are using full-sized bread or want a very hearty ...