Big Mouth Sandwich
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt – or seasoned salt
2 California avocados – sliced
1 French bread loaf – or long loaf
garlic salt – to taste
8 ounces refried beans – 1 can
1 tomato – sliced
2 green onions – sliced
1/2 cup cheddar cheese – shredded
taco sauce – optional
Brown ground beef very thoroughly; drain well. Stir in salt and chili
powder; keep hot.
Halve, peel and slice avocados into flat slices.
Split French bread in half lengthwise. Lightly toast cut sides under
Place half the avocado slices on bottom half of bread. Sprinkle with
garlic salt if using.
Heat refried beans. Spread an even layer of beans over avocado, then
spoon on browned meat.
Cover meat with shredded cheese, then with shredded lettuce. Sprinkle
lettuce with taco sauce if using.
Cover with a layer of sliced tomato then sprinkle on the chopped
onions. Place remaining avocado slices on tomatoes and sprinkle with
Cover with top half of bread; cut into serving sized sandwiches.
Serving Ideas : Serve with warm tortilla chips and iced tea or beer.
NOTES : This sandwich speaks for itself as to how it got its name.