Mediterranean Goat-Cheese Sandwiches

Mediterranean Goat-Cheese SandwichesRecipe
Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia

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Nutritional Information

Calories 225
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 5.2 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 7.8 g
Carbohydrate 35.3 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 570 mg
Calcium 112 mg


1 (8-ounce) loaf French bread
2 ounces goat cheese
1 tablespoon olive paste (such as Oliva da Sanremo)
1 cup trimmed arugula or fresh spinach
4 (1/8-inch-thick) slices red onion, separated into rings
4 (1/8-inch-thick) slices tomato
6 basil leaves, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon chopped capers
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Slice the loaf in half lengthwise. Spread the goat cheese evenly over cut side of bottom half of loaf, and spread the olive paste evenly over goat cheese.

Arrange arugula, onion rings, tomato slices, basil, and chopped capers on top. Drizzle with vinegar and olive oil. Sprinkle with pepper. Replace with the top half of the loaf. Cut crosswise into 4 pieces.