Make Sandwiches a Meal: Garden Vegetable Sandwich

With a little planning you can make sandwiches into a quick and easy meal

Alice Henneman, MS, RDN, UNL Lancaster County Extension

With a little planning, you can turn a sandwich into a light meal. This sandwich recipe provides veggies (cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes,  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
  • 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.