Kicked-Up Turkey Sandwich

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Fig spread is rich and flavorful; watercress is crisp and hearty and holds up well in a lunch bag. Delicious with a tart pickle and pear.


Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 460
Fat 14.3 g
Satfat 6.8 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 2.9 g
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 56 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 739 mg
Calcium 258 mg


2 (1 1/2-oz) slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
2 teaspoons grainy mustard
2 teaspoons fig spread
1 ounce Manchego or aged cheddar, or a combination, sliced
1 1/2 ounces sliced turkey
1/2 cup watercress


After toasted bread slices are cool, spread one slice with mustard and the other with fig spread. On one slice of toast, layer cheese, turkey, and watercress; top with other slice. Wrap; refrigerate up to 4 hours.