Ham & Turkey on a whole wheat roll slathered in homemade veggie/bacon sandwich spread, surrounded by tomatoes and cucumbers.
I make A LOT of sandwiches. My kids take a sandwich in their lunchbox every single day. I do my best to “mix it up” as much as possible, I mean who wants to eat the same thing for lunch every single day?
Actually, I am happy my kiddos take a cold lunch every day. At least I know what they are eating, right? Typically, I make the sandwiches, and they add on. A bag of chips or cheese crackers, and a piece of fruit from the fruit bowl. Then we are out the door!
One thing I never skimp on is quality deli meat. That why I love the new Oscar Mayer Selects Natural Meats.
We live in a world full of things that seem too good to be true, Oscar Mayer Selects Natural is made with no artificial ingredients, and is minimally processed. Selects Natural has no artificial preservatives (the back side of each package lists the ingredients used to preserve quality), no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, no gluten and no by-products. With no artificial ingredients and real quality taste, you can rely on Oscar Mayer Selects Natural to be one thing that’s not too good to be true.
I like knowing that my kids are eating healthy, and getting in the right amounts of all of the food groups throughout the day. This sandwich alone has whole grains, lean protein, vegetables and dairy, and because I made the sandwich spread right in my own kitchen, I know just what’s in it, too.
Homemade veggie spread, Oscar Mayer Selects Natural Slow Roasted Turkey and Applewood Smoked Ham, slices of cucumbers and tomatoes on a whole grain hoagie roll. Sliced in half to make two delicious lunches!
I buy these whole grain hoagies at my local market, and they are good sized, each one about 9″ long. That’s plenty for me to make one sandwich and cut it in half to have two sandwiches, one for each of the twins’ lunches.
My family LOVES this veggie/bacon sandwich spread. Of course, you can leave the bacon out if you want and it’s equally delicious. It’s better than any cream cheese spread you will ever buy. My kids ate the extras on toasted bagels for breakfast! Whips up right in your food processor.
For the Sandwich:
- 4 slices Oscar Mayer Selects Natural Slow Roasted Turkey
- 4 slices Oscar Mayer Selects Natural Applewood Smoked Ham
- 1 - 9 inch multi grain hoagie roll
- 6-8 Cucumber slices, we love the English cucumbers
- 6 Tomato Slices
- Homemade Veggie/Bacon Sandwich Spread
For the Sandwich Spread:
- 8 ounces low fat cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup low mayonnaise
- 2 whole green onions, sliced
- 1/3 cup celery pieces
- 1/3 cup matchstick carrots
- 1 Tablespoon chives
- 1/2 Tablespoon dill
- 1/3 cup real bacon bits
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
To make the Sandwich Spread: pulse all of the ingredients in your food processor until smooth. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use.
To construct your sandwich: Slice your hoagie in half lengthwise, spread sandwich spread on each side, top with ham on one half and turkey on the other. Top with cucumber and tomatoes. Close bread and slice to make two equal portions.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 942 Total Fat: 48g Saturated Fat: 15g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 29g Cholesterol: 94mg Sodium: 1670mg Carbohydrates: 95g Fiber: 11g Sugar: 28g Protein: 39g
Oscar Mayer Selects Natural is available in five flavorful varieties including Slow Roasted Turkey, Applewood Smoked Turkey, Rotisserie Seasoned Chicken, Applewood Smoked Ham and Slow Roasted Roast Beef. You can learn more about Selects Natural and all the Oscar Mayer products on OscarMayer.com, Facebook at Facebook.com/OscarMayer, Twitter at @OscarMayer and on Tumblr at OscarMayer.Tumblr.com.
Which flavor will YOU try first?
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