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Tomato, Swiss, and Bacon Sandwiches

Tomato, Swiss, and Bacon Sandwiches

For a lower sodium option, choose reduced-sodium Canadian bacon and omit added salt. To decrease calories, prepare sandwiches with low-calorie whole-wheat bread.

Southern Living JUNE 2004

  • Yield: Makes 4 sandwiches
  • Cook time:6 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 8 Canadian bacon slices
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh dill
  • 8 multigrain sandwich bread slices
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 8 slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 (2/3-ounce) slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 4 iceberg lettuce leaves


Cook bacon in a skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray over medium heat 3 minutes per side or until browned. Drain on paper towels.

Combine mayonnaise and dill; spread mayonnaise evenly on 1 side of 4 bread slices. Top evenly with bacon slices and tomato slices; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top evenly with cheese and lettuce. Cover with remaining bread slices.

Note: Canadian bacon is similar to lean ham. It has less fat and cholesterol than bacon.

Per serving with low-calorie bread: Calories 291; Fat 13g; Carb 25g; Fiber 6.3g.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 330
  • Calories from fat: 38%
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbohydrate: 29.3g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 1316mg
  • Calcium: 228mg

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