Quick Meal Ideas: Low Calorie Recipes: Smoked Salmon Baguette
Smoked Salmon & Veggies Baguette
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: n/a
Serves: 4 (1 serving=1 sandwich)
1 large whole-grain baguette (about 20 inches)
1/4 cup nonfat Italian dressing
4 ounces nonfat cream cheese
1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh basil leaves, rinsed and patted dry
1/2 pound thinly sliced smoked salmon
Cut baguette crosswise into 4 pieces; slice each piece in half lengthwise. Brush soft inside portion of each piece with Italian dressing. Then, gently spread cream cheese over bottom portion of bread. Arrange tomatoes over cream cheese. Place basil leaves over tomatoes and then top with smoked salmon. Season with pepper, if desired, and cover with reserved sandwich tops. Note: Round out the meal with spears of cucumber and sweet peppers. Whole-grain bread has fiber, selenium and vitamins E, B6, thiamin, niacin and folate; nonfat cream cheese is a good source of calcium; smoked salmon is a tasty way to get your omega-3s.
% Fat 15
g Fat 4 (1 g saturated)
% Carbs 67
g Carbs 42
% Protein 18
g Protein 11
g Fiber 4
mg Sodium n/a
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