Tomato, Swiss, and Bacon Sandwiches

Southern Living
For a lower sodium option, choose reduced-sodium Canadian bacon and omit added salt. To decrease calories, prepare sandwiches with low-calorie whole-wheat bread.
Makes 4 sandwiches


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8 Canadian bacon slices
Vegetable cooking spray
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon fresh dill
8 multigrain sandwich bread slices
1 large tomato, cut into 8 slices
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4 (2/3-ounce) slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese
4 iceberg lettuce leaves


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Cook bacon in a skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray over medium heat 3 minutes per side or until browned. Drain on paper towels.

Combine mayonnaise and dill; spread mayonnaise evenly on 1 side of 4 bread slices. Top evenly with bacon slices and tomato slices; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top evenly with cheese and lettuce. Cover with remaining bread slices.

Note: Canadian bacon is similar to lean ham. It has less fat and cholesterol than bacon.

Per serving with low-calorie bread: Calories 291; Fat 13g; Carb 25g; Fiber 6.3g.

Created date

June 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 330
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fat 14 g
Satfat 5 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrate 29.3 g
Fiber 4.1 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 1316 mg
Calcium 228 mg