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Veggie Sandwich

Enjoy this especially tasty sandwich anytime you’re in the mood for a nibble or a nosh. This easy-to-make snack is low in fat and calories, yet still tastes delicious.

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 7 minutes for a hot sandwich
Serves 1

Light mayonnaise and/or mustard/or a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil
2 slices whole-grain bread
2 slices roasted turkey
2 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese (such as Jarlsberg Lite)
4 slices ripe Roma tomato
4 slices avocado
Handful of broccoli or alfalfa sprouts
Salt and pepper to taste

For Cold Sandwich: Spread some mayonnaise and/or mustard on one
slice of bread. Layer the bread with roasted turkey slices, cheese, tomato,
avocado, sprouts, and salt and pepper to taste. Top with the remaining
bread slice. Cut the sandwich in half. Serve with fresh fruit and wholegrain
chips.

For Hot Sandwich: Set toaster oven temperature on toast/broil. Spread
mayonnaise and/or mustard on one slice of bread. Layer the bread with
roasted turkey slices, cheese, and tomato. Place the sandwich in the
toaster oven; set on broil for 7 minutes. After 4 minutes, place remaining
bread slice in oven beside the first slice. When done, remove both
slices from the oven. Add the avocado and sprouts, season with salt and
pepper, and top with the remaining bread slice. Cut the sandwich in half
and serve.  Light and healthy, enjoy!

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Sherry Chandler August 13, 2013 at 8:22 am

How is this a veggie sandwich when it contains meat. Roasted turkey.

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2 Janet Zappala August 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm

Thanks for your inquiry. Omit the turkey and it’s a veggie sandwich. For those who want more protein, add some turkey. Something for everyone.

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