Loaded Breakfast Banh Mi with Toasted Sesame Guac


Loaded Breakfast Banh Mi with Toasted Sesame Guac


  • Spicy Honey Roasted Bacon:
  • 12 ea. slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1 T. sesame seeds
  • 3/4 t. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 t. ground coriander
  • Cabbage Slaw:
  • 1 c. shredded Napa cabbage
  • 1 c. shredded purple cabbage
  • 1/2 c. shredded carrots
  • 1/3 c. chopped cilantro
  • 1 ea. sliced scallions
  • 2 T. fresh lime juice
  • 2 T. chopped cilantro
  • 1 T. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 T. seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 t. honey
  • 1 t. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 t. toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 t. kosher salt
  • 4 ea. large, medium-boiled eggs (or cooked to desired doneness), sliced into 4 to 5 slices
  • 4 ea. 6”-pieces crusted baguette, halved lengthwise leaving back edge connected


  1. Prepare the roasted bacon: Line one or two rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat oven to 400. Lay bacon strips on a prepared baking sheet. In a small sauce pan, combine honey, coriander, a and cayenne and head over medium heat until just melted. Use a pastry brush to spread honey mixture over bacon. Roast bacon for 10 minutes, then sprinkle sesame seeds over bacon. Roast an additional 10 minutes until crisp. Transfer bacon to a cooling rack and set aside. (Times may vary depending on fattiness of bacon.)
  2. Prepare the slaw: In a large bowl, combine Napa cabbage, purple cabbage, carrots, and cilantro. In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes. Pour over vegetables and toss until well combined. Set aside.
  3. Prepare the guacamole: In a medium bowl, mash avocados with lime juice and rice vinegar until chunky-smooth. Stir in scallions, cilantro, toasted sesame oil, sesame seeds and salt, until combined.
  4. Assemble the sandwiches” Divide guacamole among the baguettes, spreading evenly over one side. Add a heaping scoop of slaw to each. Place 3 slices bacon in each sandwich, and fill each with sliced egg. Cut in half and serve.

Additional Inspirations: This sandwich can be enjoyed any time of day and with any protein. Try tossing chicken or beef into the spicy honey mixture and sautéing until cooked. You can also serve the toasted sesame guac on its own with rice crisps for an Asian-inspired dip.


Nutrition Facts
Loaded Breakfast Banh Mi with Toasted Sesame Guac
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 580 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 1290mg 56%
Total Carbohydrates 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 22g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 23g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 25%
Potassium 210mg 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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