Avocado sandwich with cream cheese and tomato
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Avocado sandwich with cream cheese and tomato

15 min
Dive into the ultimate sandwich experience with our avocado sandwich with cream cheese and tomato nestled on toasted rye sourdough bread. Savour crunchy bread, a creamy layer of rocket pesto cream cheese, fresh slices of avocado and juicy tomatoes, a decadent drizzle of olive oil and a savoury sprinkle of fresh basil. Perfect for any time of day, this sandwich is a delicious combination of satisfying flavours and a burst of freshness that will keep you coming back for more.


  • Toast sourdough bread and spread with cream cheese.
  • Halve and destone the avocado. Cut slices without piercing the peel and scoop them out with a spoon.
  • Slice tomato and arrange with avocado slices on the bread.
  • Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil, and garnish with basil.

Choose the perfect tomatoes for your sandwich. Opt for ripe, firm tomatoes with a vibrant colour, as these will offer the best balance of sweetness and acidity. Heirloom tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, San Marzano tomatoes, and the like are particularly juicy and flavourful.


For a crunchier, toasted texture, use stale or leftover bread. The soft avocado, cream cheese, and tomato need a sturdy, crunchy base, and bread that is not completely fresh or freshly baked toasts better, giving you a much crunchier texture. This ensures a robust contrast against the creamy, tender fillings and enhances the sandwich with a richer, toasted flavour.


Rye sourdough bread
4 slices
Rocket pesto cream cheese
100 g
Olive oil
2 tbsp
Salt and pepper
A pot of fresh basil

Try our avocado sandwich with cream cheese and tomato

You can never go wrong with a good sandwich, and our avocado sandwich recipe will quickly become your go-to. With creamy rocket pesto cream cheese, buttery avocado slices, and juicy tomatoes, you get a perfect blend of flavours in every bite. Topped with olive oil and fresh basil, the sandwich gets a vibrant, aromatic finish that elevates it from a simple sandwich to a true delight.

A creamy base of rocket and pesto-flavoured cream cheese

Cream cheese can take any sandwich to the next level, which is undoubtedly true with this rocket pesto cream cheese. With its soft and spreadable texture, the cream cheese brings a fresh, zesty flavour to the avocado sandwich. It adds a lush flavour from rocket and pesto, enhancing the sandwich with an herbaceous and slightly peppery note. Its fresh, tangy profile contrasts beautifully with the rich, buttery avocado and complements the sweetness of the tomato, creating a delightful medley of flavours that makes every bite indulgent and refreshing.

Served on toasted rye sourdough bread

The bread is essential in a sandwich, providing the base and holding all the sandwich ingredients from spreads to fillings. In this recipe, we opt for a flavourful rye sourdough bread to add robust, earthy tones and a slight tang. Its coarse texture, enhanced by the toasting, introduces a satisfying crunch that contrasts with the soft fillings and ensures each bite is a harmonious blend of flavour taste and varied textures.

Enjoy an avocado sandwich for lunch or dinner

Savour this easy avocado sandwich for lunch or dinner. It gives you everything you need in flavour and texture for a satisfying meal during the day with its rich, creamy avocado base, savoury rocket and pesto cream cheese, and juicy tomatoes. Whether you are assembling a quick lunch to enjoy at work or sitting down for a relaxing dinner, a sandwich with the right combination of ingredients brings a touch of luxury and simplicity to your meal. It is even a delicious breakfast option; quick to toast, spread, and layer with sliced avocado and tomato. It gives you a bit of a savoury start to the day with a breakfast-like touch from toast bread and cream cheese.

For more delicious sandwich recipes, try our melted cheese mushroom sandwich or cheesy tuna melt sandwich. You can also use bread for a luscious pizza toast, aubergine gratin with sourdough bread, or crispy rye bread chips as a crunchy snack.

Add your own touch to the recipe

You can easily add to your avocado sandwich to make it even better. Add a refreshing crunch of cucumber and some crispiness from fresh lettuce, such as romaine lettuce. Other fresh vegetables like raw onions in very thin slices, shredded carrots, or thinly sliced red pepper will also be a real treat in this sandwich. A sprinkle of fresh chives gives it a pop of colour and a nice oniony finish.

Eggs and bacon are also classics with avocado. Crispy bacon, with its irresistible salty crunch, adds a smoky depth of flavour that perfectly complements the creaminess of the avocado. Poached eggs, fried eggs, or boiled eggs are all delicious, adding different variations of soft and creamy yolk, but a classic egg salad with curry powder also adds a delicious flavour to the sandwich.