Roast Beef Sandwiches with Watercress Slaw

Roast Beef Sandwiches with Watercress Slaw Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Start with deli roast beef  and a package of angel hair slaw to create a hearty roast beef sandwich that's perfect for a quick no-cook dinner.


4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 358
Fat 14.8 g
Satfat 4.2 g
Monofat 6.5 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 21.3 g
Carbohydrate 37.5 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 585 mg
Calcium 26 mg


1 cup packaged angel hair slaw
1 cup chopped trimmed watercress
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon
3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 (8-ounce) French bread baguette
4 teaspoons butter, softened
8 ounces lower-sodium, thinly sliced deli roast beef (such as Boar's Head)
8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato


1. Combine first 6 ingredients.

2. Cut baguette crosswise into 4 pieces. Cut each piece in half horizontally using a serrated knife. Spread 1 teaspoon butter on each bottom half of baguette. Divide roast beef evenly over bottom halves of baguette. Arrange about 1 cup slaw mixture and 2 tomato slices over each sandwich; top with top halves of baguette.


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Maureen Callahan,

Cooking Light

May 2011