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Pear and Creamy Swiss Cheese on Walnut Bread

The rustic walnut bread serves as a good source of fiber and is especially delicious when combined with a wedge of soft, creamy, spreadable Swiss cheese.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 2 (3/4-ounce) wedges light, creamy, Swiss-flavor spreadable cheese (such as The Laughing Cow)
  • 4 (1.3-ounce) slices walnut bread
  • 1 large Bartlett pear, cored and cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


Spread 1 cheese wedge over each of 2 bread slices. Top each bread slice with half of pear slices and half of alfalfa sprouts

Combine mayonnaise and mustard. Spread half of mustard mixture evenly over each of 2 remaining bread slices; place over sprouts, coated side down. Cut sandwiches in half diagonally.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 11.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 8.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 58.4g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 2.6mg
  • Sodium: 755mg
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fiber: 10.4g
  • Calcium: 141mg

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Pear and Creamy Swiss Cheese on Walnut Bread Recipe