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Tomato & Basil Finger Sandwiches

August/September 2006

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A smear of reduced-fat mayonnaise and a little fresh basil allow perfectly ripe tomatoes to shine.


Tomato & Basil Finger Sandwiches

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 8 teaspoons reduced-fat mayonnaise, divided
  • 4 thick slices tomato
  • 4 teaspoons sliced fresh basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Cut bread into rounds slightly larger than your tomato"a biscuit cutter works well. Spread each slice with 2 teaspoons mayonnaise. Top with tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Per serving: 75 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 345 mg sodium; 118 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 starch

Nutrition Note: What you get: Vitamin C, magnesium, folate.


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Recipe Categories

Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Appetizers
Lunch
Snack
Ethnic/Regional
American
Italian
Mediterranean
Season
Summer
Fall
Health & Diet Considerations
Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
Publication
August/September 2006
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