Recipe: MALT, the Veggie BLT of Your Dreams

A go-to vegetarian sandwich that is anything but boring

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Mushrooms, avocado, lettuce, and tomato combine to form the ultimate vegetarian sandwich. One bite and you’ll be saying “BLT who?”


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2 slices John Bezian sourdough bread, toasted (or use your favorite local sourdough)
2 trumpet mushrooms
2 slices heirloom tomato
Sriracha aïoli (recipe)
2 pieces bibb lettuce
1/2 avocado, sliced
Cilantro sprigs


Toast the bread on the grill or stovetop with extra virgin olive oil, spread Sriracha aïoli on one piece of bread. On the other layer tomato slices, avocado, mushrooms, lettuce, and cilantro. Close and cut in two.

Makes 1 sandwich 

Photo by Courtney Smith


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