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Kicked-Up Turkey Sandwich

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.

Health SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 460
  • Fat: 14.3g
  • Saturated fat: 6.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 56g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 739mg
  • Calcium: 258mg

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