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Roast Beef Sandwiches with Watercress Slaw

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Total time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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