Bacon-Avocado Cheddar Melts

These open-face gourmet sandwiches serve two in 30 minutes and feature the fresh, delicious taste of avocado and tomato.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
Pillsbury™ Grands!™ frozen buttermilk or southern style biscuits (from 25-oz bag)
2
tablespoons creamy Caesar dressing
2
tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
1
small avocado, pitted and peeled
1
medium Roma (plum) tomato, sliced
1
tablespoon bacon bits or chips

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake biscuits as directed on bag; place on cooling rack. Cool 5 minutes. Set oven control to broil.
  • 2 Carefully split each biscuit; place on cookie sheet. Brush cut sides with dressing; sprinkle with cheese. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 In small bowl, mash avocado to desired consistency. Spoon avocado over cheese; top with tomato slices, pressing down slightly. Sprinkle with bacon bits.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake biscuits as directed on bag; place on cooling rack. Cool 5 minutes. Set oven control to broil.
  • 2 Carefully split each biscuit; place on cookie sheet. Brush cut sides with dressing; sprinkle with cheese. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 In small bowl, mash avocado to desired consistency. Spoon avocado over cheese; top with tomato slices, pressing down slightly. Sprinkle with bacon bits.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Purchased guacamole dip may be substituted for the mashed fresh avocado, if a ripe avocado is not available.

Seedless grapes or watermelon slices offer a perfect complement for this meal.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
4g
4%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.