Summertime Tomato Sandwich Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group,


 Plain non fat yogurt1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dried chives1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nonfat cream cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Dried basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 French bread loaf1
 Dried thyme leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ripe tomatoes3 , sliced
 Dried cilantro1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Medium, peeled and sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1078 Calories from Fat 125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.1%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.5 mg

Sodium 1235 mg51.5%

Total Carbohydrates 217 g72.3%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.4%

Sugars 25.2 g

Protein 45 g89.3%

Vitamin A 107.8% Vitamin C 155.8%

Calcium 41% Iron 126.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Line a colander with a coffee filter or several layers of clean, dry cheesecloth. Place the yogurt in the colander in the sink and allow liquid to drain for 3 hours.
2. Combine drained yogurt, cream cheese, garlic, thyme, cilantro, chives, and basil.
3. Cut the bread in half lengthwise and spread with yogurt-cheese mixture.
4. Place the tomato slices and onion slices on top of the yogurt.
5. Top with the remaining half of the bread and cut into 6 servings.