Strawberry, Avocado, Goat Cheese Sandwich

I love making sandwiches that have unique flavor combinations in them. This one might be my favorite. While it doesn’t have bacon, it does have the salty-tanginess of goat cheese, the sweetness of in-season ripe strawberries, and the creamy coolness of avocado.

Strawberry, Avocado, Goat Cheese Sandwich

I want to talk a few minutes about my new favorite cheese. Humboldt Fog has been making an appearance in my grocery cart on a regular basis since moving to Cincinnati (it was even the star ingredient to our low-key Superbowl snacking). Our local big-box grocery store has an AMAZING cheese counter. It rivals what I could get at Trader Joe’s back in Boston.

Strawberry, Avocado, Goat Cheese Sandwich

Due to my lactose intolerance, I love trying new goat and sheep milk cheeses, and this Humboldt Fog cheese has become my favorite. It paired so nicely with the other flavors in this sandwich. Hubby was definitely jealous that I made this one night when he was working late. But have no fear, this sandwich has been made a couple more times since then!

Strawberry, Avocado, Goat Cheese Sandwich

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Strawberry, Avocado, Goat Cheese Sandwich

No real recipe here, just building one amazing sandwich!

Yield: 1 sandwich

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

2 slices whole wheat bread
1/2 avocado
sea salt
4-5 strawberries, sliced
~1 oz goat cheese

Directions:

Place the bread slices in a grill pan set to med-high heat. Once they have toasted on the first side, flip over. Add the goat cheese to one of the slices. When the bread is fully toasted and the cheese is melted, remove bread from pan and place on plate or cutting board.

Mash avocado onto the other piece of toast and sprinkle with sea salt.

Add strawberry slices to both pieces of toast before pressing together to form a sandwich.

Cut sandwich in half and serve.

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12 Responses to “Mint Chip Ice Cream”

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    Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine) — July 24, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Ohh I love that it’s an all-natural mint flavor. So much better than the fake stuff.

    • beantownbaker — July 24th, 2013 @ 12:53 pm

      I agree. Hubby likes to give me a hard time by calling me a food snob for trying to avoid fake stuff in everything we eat. I figure, it’s worth the effort. And the name calling 😉

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    Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers — July 25, 2013 at 5:54 am

    Ohhh, I love mint chocolate chip! Love that you used coconut milk in it!

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    Nutmeg nanny — July 27, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Yummy 🙂 my mother would love this, mint chip has always been her favorite! Can’t wait to try this recipe!

    • beantownbaker — July 30th, 2013 @ 5:48 pm

      I can’t believe you’re commenting on blogs while at a blogging conference. Overachiever 😛

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    madscar — July 29, 2013 at 3:28 am

    Love it! This is amazing 🙂

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    Shannon — July 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    for some reason your blog stopped updating in feedly 🙁 corrected and now to catch up on all the deliciousness! i just made a fresh mint ice cream as well, but i like how you used coconut milk. will be doing that next time 🙂

    • beantownbaker — August 1st, 2013 @ 3:17 pm

      I know – I realized that too. But it’s working again now. Not sure if it was a Feedly issue or something on my end…

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    Allison — July 31, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    Really good! I may have steeped the mint too long.. A little earthy. Will try again!

    • beantownbaker — August 1st, 2013 @ 3:18 pm

      Oh bummer! I’ve never had ice cream that I’d call “earthy”…

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    TF620 — August 9, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    Would you consider doing a mint chocolate chip ice cream with goat’s milk? Or do you think the “goaty” would show through too much?

    • beantownbaker — August 10th, 2013 @ 9:36 am

      Interesting idea. I think it would be good. This ice cream was very minty, so I think it would mask the goatiness of the milk.

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