The CLT Sandwich with Avocado and Chorizo
Recipe Type: Main
Serves: 2 servings
The chorizo, Lettuce and Tomato, also known as the CLT, is a delicious sandwich including a spicy avocado spread made with jalapeño for a perfect picnic treat.
  • 1 baguette
  • ¼ pound smoked chorizo, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4 leaves Romaine lettuce
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • ½ jalapeño, minced
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. Slice ends off of baguette, then cut in half. Proceed to slice each piece lengthwise and open.
  3. Transfer to oven and bake for 5 minutes, until warm.
  4. Remove from oven, top each with half of the chorizo, and return to oven for another 5 minutes.
  5. Top chorizo with half of the tomato slices and 2 leaves of lettuce.
  6. In a food processor or blender combine all ingredients for spread. Process until smooth. Divide spread among sandwiches.
  7. Enjoy warm or close with bakers twine or wrap for a delicious sandwich later.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at