Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jalapeno Rainbow Veggie Sandwich

Been spending a lot of time poolside at my parent's house since school got out.   We pack the cooler with sandwiches and snacks and just hang out.    After a month of lunch meat, I went searching for something different that was still simple to make and easy to transport.  

Right now there are always prepped veggies in my fridge for salad or snacking, so this came together very quickly.  Since I'm the only jalapeno lover, I made up the total amount of cream cheese spread and put the rest of it in a specially marked container.   I used 1/3 less fat cream cheese, and because I never have green onions when I need them, Penzey's dried chives.      I think very thin slices of purple onion would be awesome on this too, or even zucchini and summer squash.   

Thank you to Cheri at Kitchen Simplicity for getting me out of my "same old, same old" sandwich rut!






                     
* Exported from MasterCook *

                 Jalapeño Rainbow Veggie Bagel Sandwiches



  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
  4-5                    cheese bagels -- sliced and toasted (I used plain)
  1              large  tomato -- thin slices
  3             medium  carrots -- I used matchstick cut
  1              small yellow bell pepper  -- sliced thinly
  1             medium  cucumber -- thinly sliced
  1              bunch  microgreens (or spinach) -- used romaine
  3                     radishes -- thinly sliced
                        salt and pepper -- to taste
                        Jalapeno Popper Cream cheese spread
  4                oz.  spreadable cream cheese (used 1/3 less fat)
  1                     jalapeño -- seeded and minced
  1                     green onion -- thinly sliced (used Penzey's dried chives)
                        salt and pepper -- to taste

Combine Jalapeno Popper cream cheese ingredients.   Toast bagels and let cool.   Spread Jalapeno mixture on both sides of bagels.   Layer veggies on one half, sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired.     Add top bagel and enjoy   :)

Source:
  "http://kitchensimplicity.com/jalapeno-rainbow-veggie-bagel-sandwiches/"

Yield:
  "4 -5 sandwiches"



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