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Friday, July 22, 2016

California Veggie Sandwich






Ingredients

Servings: 4

Pickles

  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup (packed) light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup kosher salt
  • 4 cups any combination shredded carrots, sliced cucumbers, sliced red onions, and/or sliced mild fresh chiles

Dressing and Assembly

  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
  • 2 ripe avocados, halved
  • 6 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 6 cups mixed lettuce leaves, ribs removed if thick
  • 8 slices multigrain bread, toasted
  • ½ English hothouse cucumber, thinly sliced on a diagonal
  • 2 cups sprouts

Special Equipment

  • 2 heatproof 1-qt. glass jars 



Preparation

Pickles

  • Bring vinegar, brown sugar, salt, and 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Meanwhile, pack vegetables into jars. Pour brine over vegetables. Cover and chill until cool.
  • Do Ahead: Pickles can be made 2 weeks ahead. Keep chilled.

Dressing and Assembly

  • Whisk buttermilk, yogurt, lemon juice, and 3 Tbsp. oil in a large bowl until smooth; season dressing with salt and pepper.
  • Scoop avocados into a small bowl; add 1 Tbsp. oil and lightly mash. Season with salt and pepper. Mash goat cheese with remaining 2 Tbsp. oil in another small bowl until softened and spreadable; season with salt and pepper. 

  • Add lettuce to dressing and toss to coat; season with salt and pepper. Spread avocado mixture over 4 slices of bread. Arrange lettuce over and top with cucumber, sprouts, and some drained pickles. Spread remaining 4 slices of bread with goat cheese and close sandwiches.
  • Recipe by Chris Morocco
  • Photograph by Gentyl & Hyers


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2 comments:


  1. Now that's my kind of healthy sandwich! Thank you for sharing your healthy and delicious California Veggie Sandwich with us at the Plant-Based Potluck Party! I'm pinning and sharing!

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  2. Now that's my kind of healthy sandwich! Thank you for sharing your healthy and delicious California Veggie Sandwich with us at the Plant-Based Potluck Party! I'm pinning and sharing!

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