This healthy vegetarian breakfast-sandwich recipe comes together in 5 minutes, but has plenty of protein from a vegetarian sausage patty and fiber from the whole-wheat bread and apple to keep you satisfied all morning long. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2013

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  • Toast bread. Microwave sausage patty until hot, about 30 seconds, or according to package directions. Crumble. Spread jam on 1 piece of toast. Top with the sausage, apple slices, cheese and the remaining slice of toast. Cut in half and serve.


Nutrition Facts

320 calories; 7.8 g total fat; 3.2 g saturated fat; 15 mg cholesterol; 462 mg sodium. 148 mg potassium; 45.6 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 19.2 g protein; 146 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 113 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 6 mg magnesium; 4 mg thiamin; 12 g added sugar;

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  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
I have been looking for variety at breakfast or anytime really and this one is a keeper. I would not have thought of using cinnamon bread. I did mine as a vegetarian version for sausage and also used laughing cow cheddar (1/2 wedge) was great. Will make again and again. Husband thought it was great too. Thank you. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Will be among my go-to breakfasts This was a great quick and easy breakfast for a weekday morning. You could even assemble it in the break room on a busy day in the office. Great combo of sweet and savory. This will be one of my go-to breakfasts from now on! Pros: Quick easy healthy delicious Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Great Cold but Better Hot! A quick and easy fix in the kitchen very tasty too! I thought I'd like something warm on a cold day so I lightly buttered the outsides of the whole wheat raisin bread first. Then I cooked the sausages in a skillet. After removing them from the heat I chopped them up then layered the sandwich with jam shredded sharp cheddar crumbled sausage more cheddar shaved apple slices and a bit more cheddar. Cooked it over low/med flame for a few minutes flipped it cooked for a few more minutes then plated with the remaining shaved apple slices on the side. Warm crispy on the outside packed with flavor through and through. Yum!! A healthy variation on grilled cheese but with much more flavor! Pros: easy quick healthy light but filling Read More
Rating: 4 stars
What a surprise Although I used turkey sausage instead of vegitarian I could not believe that these ingredients worked so well with each other. Apples and cheese on the same sandwhich? It was great and this is become a regular breakfast meal for me. It took less than 5 minutes to prepare and clean up which is great for mornings when you dont have much spare time. Pros: Easy/Quick Prep minimal clean up Read More