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Hearty Veggie Sandwiches Recipe

Hearty Veggie Sandwiches Recipe

From Highland, Utah, Micki Sannar writes, “This vegetarian delight is not only healthy, it tastes great, too. Any way you slice it, this is one refreshing, flavor-filled sandwich!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese (3/4 ounce each)
  • 2 slices red onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
  • 2 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. Spread mayonnaise and mustard over two slices of bread; layer with the cheese, onion, olives, tomato and avocado. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • 2. Drizzle each sandwich with 1 tablespoon of dressing. Top with lettuce. Drizzle remaining dressing over remaining bread; place over sandwiches. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise, reduced-fat cheese and fat-free salad dressing) equals 479 calories, 29 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 1,259 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 22 g protein.