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Turkey and Cucumber Sandwich

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Turkey and Cucumber Sandwich
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  • Makes: 4 Servings

These sandwiches, flavored with herbs and spices, are sure to hit the spot. With whole grains, lean protein, and dairy, this well-rounded, MyPlate meal will keep you satisfied all afternoon. 

Ingredients

  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 slices enriched white bread
  • 1/2 cup plain fat free yogurt
  • 2 fresh dill sprigs (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cucumbers, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces turkey breast, thinly sliced (or you can use fat free, low-sodium deli turkey)
  • Additional cucumber slices, as desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)

Directions

1. Mix the yogurt, dill, onion, pepper and chopped cucumbers.
 
2. Divide the yogurt/cucumber mixture on all 8 slices of bread.
 
3. Top the whole wheat bread with turkey and cucumber slices.
 
4. Cover with the white bread slices.

Notes

The "Grain Chain," a group of MyPlate National Strategic Partners committed to promoting and supporting grains, offers a series of recipes featuring whole grains. Members include American Bakers Association, Wheat Food Council, Grains Food Foundation, National Pasta Association, USA Rice Federation, General Mills, and Kellogg's.
Source: The "Grain Chain"

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 245
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Sodium 317 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 21 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 239 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 203 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 245
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 2 mg
Cholesterol 26 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 21 g
Minerals
Calcium 239 mg
Potassium 203 mg
Sodium 317 mg
Copper 224 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Phosphorus 229 mcg
Selenium 30 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 7 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 69 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 55 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/4 cups
Grains
2 ounces
Protein Foods
2 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups