Beans and Greens Ciabatta Sandwich
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A unique and tasty vegetarian sandwich with white bean spread, roasted Brussels sprouts, garlicky kale and caramelized onions, and Boursin® cheese on toasted ciabatta.
- 4 ea ciabatta rolls 4" x 4" split and toasted at time of service
- 4 oz Boursin herb cheese or other herbed cream cheese
- 1 cup kale with caramelized onions recipe follows
- 1 cup roasted Brussels sprouts recipe follows
- 1 Tbsp crushed red pepper flakes or to taste
- 1/2 cup white bean spread recipe link in notes below
- Kale with Caramelized Onions
- 1/2 tsp olive oil
- 1/4 cup yellow onion peeled and diced 1/4"
- 1/2 garlic clove peeled and minced
- 3 Tbsp low sodium vegetable broth
- 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 2 pinches kosher salt
- 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 3 oz fresh kale greens washed, stems removed, sliced
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- 6 1/2 oz shredded Brussels sprouts
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 2 pinches ground black pepper
- 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- Combine Kale and Brussel Sprouts. Mix well.
- For one sandwich: Spread 1/4 Boursin cheese on bottom half of each toasted ciabatta followed by kale and Brussels sprout mixture and 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes. Spread 2 Tbsp White Bean Spread on top half of ciabatta and top sandwich. Cut diagonally in half.
Kale with Caramelized Onions
- In saute pan over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add onion. Saute until lightly caramelized, 5 to 7 minutes.
- Add garlic. Saute 30 seconds. Stir in broth. Add water, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix well.
- Add kale. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, stirring frequently, until liquid is evaporated, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Preheat oven to 375 F.
- Combine Brussels sprouts, oil, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
- On sheet pan coated with cooking spray, spread Brussels sprouts in single layer. Bake until sprouts are lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool.
|Total FatSaturated FatTrans Fat||24g10g0g|
|Total CarbDietary FiberSugars||58g12g4g|
Note: Since everyone’s health history and nutritional needs are so different, please make sure that you talk with your doctor and a registered dietitian to get advice about the diet and exercise plan that‘s right for you.