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Apple and Cashew Spread Sandwich

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Kira Corbin

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins

Serves 1 (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Spread a cashew mixture over bread and top with apple, lemon juice, and black pepper to prepare this sandwich.   


  • Cashew spread:
  • 1/3 cup cashews, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon canola mayonnaise
  • Sandwich:
  • 2 (1-ounce) slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • 1/2 sliced Fuji apple
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash of black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 324
  • fat 14.4 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 8.3 g
  • polyfat 2.8 g
  • protein 11 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 563 mg
  • calcium 77 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare cashew spread, pulse first 3 ingredients in a mini food processor until coarsely ground. Add 1 tablespoon water and mayonnaise; process until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons cashew spread for another use. To prepare sandwich, spread 1 tablespoon cashew spread over each bread slice. Top 1 slice with apple, lemon juice, a dash of black pepper, and remaining bread slice. Cut in half diagonally.

Cook's Notes

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