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Try this “DELICIOUS” sandwich this week!


    • ⅓ cup sun-dried tomatoes, (not oil-packed)
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled
    • ¼ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste – (option – leave this out to decrease sodium content)
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • ¼ cup chopped California Ripe Olives
    • 8 slices sourdough bread, preferably whole-grain
    • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, preferably smoked, cut into ¼-inch-thick slices
    • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 3 vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced
    • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1 cup fresh basil leaves


  • 1 – Place the sun-dried tomatoes in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let plump for 10 minutes.
  • 2 – On a cutting board, mash the garlic and ¼ teaspoon salt with the side of a knife until it’s a smooth paste. Transfer to a bowl and whisk in 1 tablespoon oil, the lemon juice and crushed red pepper.
  • 3 – Drain the tomatoes and finely chop. Add to the bowl with the dressing, along with the olives; mix well.
  • 4 – Spread the tomato mixture on half the bread. Layer on cheese slices, some pepper, then the tomato slices; season with salt and vinegar. Top with several basil leaves. Brush the remaining 1 tablespoon oil over the remaining bread slices and set them on the sandwiches.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Prepare the tomato spread (Steps 1-3); cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
  • Per serving: 385 calories; 18 g fat(5 g sat); 6 g fiber; 39 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; 27 mcg folate; 22 mg cholesterol; 9 g sugars; 1,642 IU vitamin A; 18 mg vitamin C; 226 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 873 mg sodium; 454 mg potassium

Recipe from – Eating Well

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