Lemon Edamame Avocado Sandwich

This delectable avocado sandwich is the epitome of a satisfying vegetarian lunch! Bursting with flavor and an array of textures, it's sure to keep you satiated until dinnertime.


Lemon-edamame sandwich filling:

  • 1½ cups edamame
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
  • ½ small garlic clove or a pinch of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons water
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt, more to taste

For the sandwiches:

  • 8 slices of bread
  • Cucumber slices
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • Pickled onions
  • 2 cups of arugula and/or micro greens


  1. Make the sandwich filling: In a food processor, combine edamame, cilantro, lemon juice, scallions, garlic, and sea salt. Pulse until chopped. Add olive oil and blend until smooth. Add water gradually (1 to 3 tablespoons) for desired consistency. Season to taste and refrigerate until use. The filling can be prepared in advance and stored in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.
  2. Assemble the sandwiches: Spread the edamame sandwich filling on 4 slices of bread. Top with cucumber and avocado slices, pickled onions, arugula, and micro greens. Complete the sandwiches with the remaining bread slices. Enjoy your delightful creation!