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Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches Recipe

Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches Recipe

These satisfying tea sandwiches boast crunchy walnuts, chopped pear and deli chicken. Use white, pumpernickel and rye bread for variety. —David Bostedt, Zephyrhills, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup chopped peeled ripe pears
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 16 slices white bread
  • 16 slices deli chicken
  • 2 cups fresh arugula

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; spread on one side of each bread slice. Layer half of the slices with chicken and arugula. Top with remaining bread. Cut each sandwich with a 3-in. round cookie cutter. Yield: 8 tea sandwiches.

Nutritional Facts

1 tea sandwich equals 157 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 768 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.