Avocados and sandwiches just go well together. The smooth texture and rich, creamy taste offer a healthy substitute for mayonnaise and other spreads. It also goes well with a variety of ingredients and in hot or cold sandwiches. Here are 10 avocado sandwiches you won’t want to pass on.

1. Smoky Portobello Bacon and Avocado Sandwich

Smoky Portobello Bacon and Avocado Sandwich

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A sandwich can be a masterpiece. They don’t ever have to be boring, they can be bright, beautiful, and delicious. This Smoky Portobello Bacon and Avocado Sandwich by Heather Poire is all those things and more. A combination of Smoky Portobello bacon, creamy avocado spread, grilled vegetables, and greens served between two slices of your favorite bread fills you up but doesn’t leave you feeling heavy or weighed down. It’s a meal for lunch, dinner, and all seasons.

2. Hummus, Avocado, and Sun-dried Tomato Sandwich

Hummus, Avocado, and Sun-dried Tomato Sandwich

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One of the most common obstacles that my clients and readers face is TIME. There’s just simply not enough of it! Life is crazy, schedules change, we’ve got company, our kids need us…there’s always something that comes up! Even when we have the best intentions, sometimes there’s just no time for cooking! I fall into the same cycles and when I do, this Hummus, Avocado, and Sun-dried Tomato Sandwich by Linda Wagner is one of my favorite go-to meals. It’s fast, super easy, and most importantly, DELICIOUS! The best part?! There’s absolutely NO COOKING involved!

3. Nut Butter, Avocado and Jelly Sandwich

Nut Butter, Avocado and Jelly Sandwich

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Give yourself a creative license to think outside the lunch box! This Nut Butter, Avocado and Jelly Sandwich by Avocaderia is stacked four bread slices high to give each nut and fruit layer major props.

4. Smashed White Bean Avocado and Basil Sandwich

Smashed White Bean Avocado and Basil Sandwich

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Instead of your typical chickpea salad, white beans are the star of this sandwich. They’re mashed together with creamy avocado, whole grain mustard, lemon, and fresh basil. Leaving the beans slightly chunky gives them the perfect texture as a base for creamy avocado and crisp, fresh lettuce. Mixed with all those fresh flavors and tangy mustard, this Smashed White Bean Avocado and Basil Sandwich by Liz Martone is the perfect lunchtime staple for anybody.

5. Avocado and Cashew ‘Cheese’ Spread Sandwich

Avocado and Cashew 'Cheese' Spread Sandwich

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Sometimes a delicious simple sandwich is what you need. In this recipe, a “cheesy,” miso-infused cashew spread is layered onto the bread of your choice. Add on creamy avocado, lettuce, sprouts, and some mustard for a delightfully easy meal that will leave you satisfied. This Avocado and Cashew ‘Cheese’ Spread Sandwich by Simona Malerba is spectacular!

6. Barbeque Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich With Avocado Slaw

Barbeque Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich With Avocado Slaw

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This Barbecue Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich With Avocado Slaw by Megan Sadd is a dream come true for anyone who loves meaty, savory sandwiches. It has an amazingly meaty texture that pairs so perfectly with the barbecue sauce. Sweet, smoky, and a little spicy, it’s perfectly balanced by the crisp, fresh avocado slaw. Serve this with pickles and fries on the side.

7. Avocado and Maple-Glazed Tempeh Sandwich

Avocado and Maple-Glazed Tempeh Sandwich

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With creamy avocado, spicy/sweet tempeh, and fresh veggies, this super-filling Avocado and Maple-Glazed Tempeh Sandwich by Evi Oravecz is just what you need to get you through your day.

8. Avocado Pumpkin Panini With Caramelized Onions

Avocado Pumpkin Panini With Caramelized Onions

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Better than grilled cheese, this ooey-gooey gluten-free Avocado Pumpkin Panini With Caramelized Onions by Amy Height is filling and delicious, thanks to the creamy pumpkin and avocado. Plus, don’t caramelized onions just make everything better?

9. Smashed Avocado, Chickpea and Pesto

Smashed Avocado, Chickpea and Pesto

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This Smashed Avocado, Chickpea and Pesto by Wholesome LLC will fill you up and is super delicious!

10. Green Goddess Griller

Green Goddess Griller

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This is the yummiest, meltiest, greenest vegan grilled cheese you’ll ever eat! You’ll feel like a green goddess (or god) when you treat yourself to this Green Goddess Griller by Jennifer Rose Rossano. It’s a unique spin on the sandwich that everyone knows and loves. With a few changes and additions, the classic childhood favorite is taken to a whole new level. Nutty pesto, creamy avocado, and melty vegan cheese come together between two pieces of bread to create the vegan grilled cheese of your dreams.

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