California Avocado Flatbread Sandwich

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
24

Fresh avocados take the leading role in this California avocado flatbread sandwich. Fold soft, flat bread around the sandwich or serve it open-faced. The color, flavor and texture of the sandwich make it a star as a first course or an entreé sandwich.

Ingredients

3⁄4 cup white wine vinegar, divided
1⁄2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh garlic
1⁄2 tsp. salt
1⁄2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1 cup olive oil
2 cups chopped sweet onion
2 cups chopped sun-dried tomatoes
12 California avocados
24 rounds (7-in. diameter) pita or flat bread
Romaine hearts
2 cups shaved Romano cheese

Steps

1. Mix 1⁄2 cup vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper. Whisk in oil; reserve.

2. Combine onion, sun-dried tomatoes, and remaining 1⁄4 cup vinegar; reserve.

3. Before service, dice avocado and fold into onion mixture.

4. Per order: brush one round of bread with 1 tbsp. vinaigrette. Arrange 2 romaine leaves in center and top with 1⁄2 cup avocado salad; garnish with cheese.

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