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 “Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting”

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    SimplySweeter — May 5, 2010 at 11:56 am

    Oh yum Jen! These look absolutely delicious! What a great July 4th treat…..maybe split them and serve ’em up like a Strawberry Shortcake??? Yum.

    http://www.simplysweeter.blogspot.com

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    KV — May 5, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    Hi Jen, by any chance do you remember about how many strawberries you used for the recipe and also for filling? I have maybe 10-15 strawberries at home that need to be used asap and wondered if that was enough?

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    Jen — May 5, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    KV – Sorry I don’t. We had a big thing of strawberries in the fridge that Hubby had cut up for us to snack on. I would say it was less than a pint, but pretty close to a pint? Not really sure. Sorry I can’t be more help.

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    hannah! — May 5, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    strawberries are my favorite fruit ever! in my opinion, they always should be enjoyed fresh no matter what. even in desserts! 😀 your cupcakes look great, by the wayaoh

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    Cupcake Activist — May 5, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    I’ve heard that strawberry cake doesn’t end up being that sweet, but maybe the addition of fresh strawberries on top changes things. I’m a huge strawberry fan, so I’m anxious to try this.

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    Jen — May 5, 2010 at 5:24 pm

    Cupcake Activist – I could definitely see that the batter itself might not be that sweet. I thought they were great with the additional strawberries added in.

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    Kerstin — May 5, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    This looks divine. I made the Sky High strawberry cake with frozen berries and I thought it was really good, but I’d like to try again with fresh ones too! Your hubby has some very luck coworkers 🙂

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    Brisbane Baker — May 6, 2010 at 11:12 am

    Love this recipe.. infact all of your cupcake recipes. I made your Fauxtess cupcakes the other day and turned out wonderfully.. This is now on my wish list. :

    http://www.brisbanebaker.blogspot.com

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    We Are Not Martha — May 6, 2010 at 2:42 pm

    These look so simple and beautiful! I love strawberry cake and I especially love the way the fresh strawberries look inside 🙂

    Sues

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    Miss. Tarrah Dame — May 19, 2010 at 2:17 am

    cant go wrong with strawberry…just made strawberry marscapone filled cupcakes myself! 🙂
    http://cuppycakebakes.blogspot.com

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    soohyunee — May 25, 2010 at 12:01 am

    I love how you frosted these cupcakes!! did you start from the inside and go out with a 1M tip?

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    Jen — May 25, 2010 at 12:03 am

    Yes, soohyunee, to make the rosette, I started in the center and swirled around to the outside.

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