Make Sandwiches a Meal

Alice Henneman, MS, RD, UNL Lancaster County Extension

Garden Vegetable SandwichWith a little planning, you can turn a sandwich into a complete meal. This sandwich recipe provides veggies (cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes, red pepper), dairy (cheese) and is served on whole grain bread.

Garden Sandwich
Serves: 1

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon-type mustard
  • 1 ounce cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper strips
  • 4 basil leaves or 2 romaine leaves (or other leafy green lettuce)

Spread one side of each piece of bread with mustard. Lay ingredients on one slice of bread and top with the other slice. Cut in half.