Hearty Onion-Veggie Sandwiches

Hearty Onion-Veggie Sandwich


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


  1. Spread cream cheese evenly over 6 slices of bread.
  2. Top with half of the onion slices and all the cucumbers.
  3. Stack with lettuce leaves, sliced tomato and a second slice of bread.
  4. Lay cheddar over second bread slice, then add sprouts and remaining onions.
  5. Top with third slice of bread.
  6. Cut sandwiches in half and secure with picks.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition Information: Per serving: About 405 cal, 21 g pro, 56 g carb, 12 g fat, 25% cal from fat, 36 mg chol, 858 mg sod, 8g fiber

Recipe and photo used with permission from: National Onion Association

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