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Open-faced Creamy Avocado Turkey Melt

Recipe details

Servings: 4
Time: Under 30 minutes

This open-faced sandwich is a twist on a classic. Mashed avocado coupled with tangy yogurt adds extra flavour to this easy-to-make lunch. When you’re in the mood for a comforting and tasty sandwich, reach for this creamy avocado turkey melt.


  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked diced turkey breast
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) mashed avocado
  • 1 cup (250 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) prepared mustard
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas (about 8 inches/20 cm in diameter), cut in half
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). In a large bowl, stir together turkey, avocado, yogurt, salt, black pepper, lemon juice, mustard, cayenne pepper, green onions, and Parmesan cheese.
  2. Place pita halves on a parchment lined baking sheet and toast in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and place 1/4 of the turkey mixture on top of each half of the flatbread pita. Sprinkle with shredded Mozzarella cheese, and bake for another 5 minutes.


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Open-faced Creamy Avocado Turkey Melt

Nutrition Information

per serving

Calories 327
Protein 36 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fat 10 g
Fibre 3.1 g
Sodium 581 mg
Calcium 214 mg