A Dagwood sandwich, popularized by the comic strip character Dagwood Bumstead, is characterized by layers of sodium- and fat-laden meats and cheeses. We've slimmed ours down by using no-salt-added and lower-sodium deli meats and lower-fat cheeses held together with a tasty homemade spread.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2013

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
17 mins
total:
17 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients. Spread about 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture on 1 side of each of 4 bread triangles. Top with 1 lettuce leaf, 2 tomato slices, 3/4 ounce turkey, 1 cheddar cheese triangle, 3/4 ounce ham, 1 Swiss cheese triangle, 2 bell pepper rings, and 4 cucumber slices. Cover sandwiches with remaining bread triangles.

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  • Thread 1 olive and 2 grape tomatoes, if desired, alternately onto each of 4 long wooden picks; secure sandwiches with picks.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

300 calories; fat 11.1g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 23.7g; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 3.1g; cholesterol 48mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 693mg; calcium 282mg.
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