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  • Serves: 32 Servings

Striped Ribbon Sandwiches

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Category: Sandwiches

 Ingredients List

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 c Chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper
  • 3/4 c Peeled cucumber, seeded and
  • -coarsely shredded
  • 1/2 c Nonfat cream cheese
  • 1/2 c Crumbled blue cheese, (2
  • -ounces)
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Ground red pepper
  • 16 sl Very thin white bread,
  • -(1/2-ounce)
  • 8 sl Very thin whole-wheat bread,
  • -(1/2-ounce)
  • Parsley sprigs, (optional)


Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high
heat until hot. Add bell pepper and onion; saute 4 minutes or until tender.

Combine bell pepper mixture, tomato paste, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and black
pepper in food processor, and process until smooth.

Return mixture to skillet, and cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes or
until thickened.

Spoon mixture into a bowl, and let cool; cover and chill.

Place cucumber on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional
paper towels, pressing until barely moist.

Combine the cream cheese, blue cheese, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and ground red
pepper in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Stir in cucumber; cover and

Spread 2 tablespoons bell pepper mixture over each of 8 slices of white
bread; top each with a slice of wheat bread. Spread 2 tablespoons cucumber
mixture over each slice of wheat bread; top with remaining white bread.
Yield: 32 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich).

Per serving: 75 Calories; 2g Fat (18% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 12g
Carbohydrate; 2mg Cholesterol; 192mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

NOTES : If made ahead, cover sandwiches with a slightly damp paper towel
and plastic wrap, and place in an airtight container. To serve, trim crusts
from sandwiches. Cut each sandwich into quarters, making rectangles,
squares, or triangles.

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