Big Mouth Sandwich

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
shredded lettuce
1 tomato – sliced
2 green onions – sliced
1/2 cup cheddar cheese – shredded
taco sauce – optional

  1. Brown ground beef very thoroughly; drain well. Stir in salt and chili
    powder; keep hot.

  2. Halve, peel and slice avocados into flat slices.

  3. Split French bread in half lengthwise. Lightly toast cut sides under

  4. Place half the avocado slices on bottom half of bread. Sprinkle with
    garlic salt if using.

  5. Heat refried beans. Spread an even layer of beans over avocado, then
    spoon on browned meat.

  6. Cover meat with shredded cheese, then with shredded lettuce. Sprinkle
    lettuce with taco sauce if using.

  7. Cover with a layer of sliced tomato then sprinkle on the chopped
    onions. Place remaining avocado slices on tomatoes and sprinkle with
    garlic salt.

  8. 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.