Hearty Vegetable Sandwich

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12 servings

Whole-wheat bread, grilled and raw veggies and low-fat cottage cheese add up to a healthy but filling sandwich fit for a hearty eater. Tabasco sauce adds lots of bold flavor without the calories and fat found in some sandwich condiments


10 pt. low-fat cottage cheese (large curd, cream style)
3 pt. plain yogurt
3 cups skim milk
4 1/2 cups chopped onions, chopped
2 1/2 tbsp. cumin seeds, ground
2 tbsp. original Tabasco sauce
24 whole wheat bread slices
24 thin slices tomato
12 grilled eggplant slices
36 fresh basil leaves
36 thin slices zucchini or cucumber
3 pt. alfalfa sprouts


1. In large bowl, combine cottage cheese, yogurt, skim milk, onions, cumin and Tabasco sauce.

2. Top each slice of bread with 2 tomato slices, 1 grilled eggplant slice, 3 fresh basil leaves and 3 zucchini slices. For each serving, plate 2 slices bread and top with 2/3 cup cottage cheese mixture. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp. alfalfa sprouts. If desired, serve with additional original Tabasco sauce.

Recipe courtesy of McIlhenny Company/TABASCO® Brand Products

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