Low Calorie Sandwich Recipes

Sandwiches are an integral part of our regular meal. They are easy to make and easy to carry. Traditional sandwich recipes are usually packed with ingredients such as white breads, butter, meat and liberal doses of cheese, which would only help to boost our calorie intake. If sandwiches are part of your daily meal, it is important to make them nutritious. Here are some low calorie sandwich recipes that you can try.

Vegetable sandwich with mint spread
To make this sandwich you need:
Four slices of brown bread
Two tablespoons of mint
One medium sized onion
Two tablespoons of grated carrots
One medium sized cucumber
One tablespoon of tomato ketchup
Two cloves of garlic
Two teaspoons of grated cottage cheese
Pinch of salt
Half teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper

Method of preparation
Put the mint leaves, garlic and a tablespoon of water in a blender, and blend the ingredients to make a smooth paste. Add the tomato ketchup to the mint paste and mix the ingredients.

Now peel and slice the onion and cucumber. In a bowl, add the onion slices, grated carrots, cucumber, and grated cottage cheese and mix the ingredients. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper and blend the ingredients.

Toast the breads and spread the mint paste on the bread slices. Now take a slice of bread, spread a layer of the vegetable salad on the bread, and cover it with another slice of bread. Your vegetable sandwich with mint paste is now ready.

Salmon sandwich
One fillet of salmon
Two slices of brown bread
One small onion, sliced
Two cloves of garlic
Half cup of bell peppers
¼ teaspoon of rosemary
¼ teaspoon of thyme
¼ teaspoon of oregano
One teaspoon of lime juice
Two Tablespoons of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Method of preparation
Marinate the salmon fillet with a dash of salt, lime juice and the herbs, and keep it aside for about five to ten minutes. Heat the olive oil in a pan. Fry the salmon fillet in the oil, until the fish becomes golden brown. Remove the fish from the oil. Sauté the onion slices, garlic and bell peppers in the oil. Take a slice of bread and spread a layer of the sautéed vegetables on the bread slice. Place the salmon fillet on top of the vegetable layer and cover it with another slice of bread.