Hearty Onion-Veggie Sandwich

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
One bite of this veggie-filled, triple-decker sandwich will delight vegetarians and meat eaters alike.


  • 2 3 oz packages fat-free cream cheese
  • 18 slices multi-grain bread
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers, marinated in French dressing
  • 12 crisp lettuce leaves
  • 12 tomato slices
  • 6 oz thinly sliced cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups alfalfa sprouts (optional)


  • Spread cream cheese evenly over six slices of bread. Top with half of the onion slices and all the cucumbers.
  • Stack with lettuce leaves, sliced tomato, and a second slice of bread. Lay cheddar over second bread slice, then add sprouts and remaining onions.
  • Top with third slice of bread. Cut sandwiches in half and secure with toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 357
  Calories from Fat 115 (32%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(35%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(11%)Cholesterol 32mg
(30%)Sodium 715mg
(11%)Potassium 375mg
Total Carbohydrate 42g
(25%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(40%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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