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The Ultimate Three-Meat Picnic Sandwich

The Ultimate Three-Meat Picnic Sandwich


This classic sandwich is a summer picnic must. Loaded with ham, turkey, roast beef and no less than two cheeses, it leaves out nothing and packs in everything you didn’t know you wanted. MORE+LESS-

1

medium loaf (8 oz) French bread, cut in half horizontally

2

tablespoons Dijon mustard

4

slices deli ham (about 3 oz)

4

slices deli sliced roasted turkey (about 4 oz)

4

slices deli sliced roast beef (about 4 oz)

4

slices Monterey Jack cheese (about 3 oz)

4

slices Cheddar cheese (about 3 oz)

1/4

cup thinly sliced red onion

1/4

cup sliced dill pickles

1/2

cup spring mix greens

1/2

teaspoon red wine vinegar

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  • 1

    Place bread halves on work surface, cut sides up. Tear bread from top half, leaving about a 1/2-inch shell. In small bowl, mix Dijon mustard and mayonnaise.

  • 2

    Spread cut sides of bread with mayonnaise mixture. Layer bottom with ham, turkey, roast beef, cheeses, red onions and pickles. In small bowl, toss spring mix, vinegar and oil; place on top of pickles. Carefully replace top half of bread; press slightly. Cut in 4, and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Soaking your red onion slices in 1/2 cup ice water for 15 minutes will reduce the raw flavor of the onions.
  • To make this sandwich ahead, wrap it tightly with plastic wrap before cutting, and refrigerate up to 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
36%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
1740mg
73%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
31g
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:

1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choice

2 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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