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Summer Garden Sandwich

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 3

A gourmet take on the BLT, this sandwich is divine and brimming with the flavors of lemon, basil, heirloom tomatoes, snappy cucumbers and bacon. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheeky Kitchen Cheeky Kitchen
May 3, 2017

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1/4
cup mayonnaise
1
lemon, juiced and zested
3
oz gouda cheese
3
tablespoons pesto
1
English cucumber, sliced
2
heirloom tomatoes, slices
4
strips thick-cut bacon, cooked until crispy

Steps

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  • 1
    Bake bread according to package directions. Allow to cool slightly before slicing in half lengthwise.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Set aside.
  • 3
    Cover a microwave safe plate with parchment paper. Place your cheese and pesto on top of the parchment. Microwave until melty.
  • 4
    Working quickly, use a knife to spread the melted cheese and pesto mixture on one side of your french bread..
  • 5
    Spread mayonnaise on the other side of your french bread.
  • 6
    Top with tomatoes, cucumbers, and bacon. Serve imediately and enjoy.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
596.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
55.3g
85%
Saturated Fat
10.2g
51%
Cholesterol
70.4mg
24%
Sodium
934.1mg
39%
Potassium
625.6mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
11.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
16.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
52.40%
52%
Calcium
33.50%
34%
Iron
13.40%
13%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • It's like a garden in sandwich form -- fresh, crisp and unbelievably delish on a bed of fresh French bread that makes your mouth water. The bounty of your hard work is already bearing its fruits. Summer vegetables are likely coming out of your baskets, bushels, and refrigerator drawers. Holy Hannah. What to do with it all? Try this Summer Garden Sandwich -- an incredible, simple loaf of fresh Pillsbury Simply™... Rustic French bread made into the ultimate summer BLT with a twist! Toss a bit of Gouda cheese and pesto together. Slap that stuff on top of a fresh loaf of Pillsbury French bread. Scoop a bunch of lemon-kissed mayonnaise onto the other side of the bread. Top your cheesy layer with a bunch of heirloom tomatoes. Finger licking encouraged. Mound on thinly sliced cucumbers. Lots of them. Slap thick-sliced bacon on top. This is getting good, isn't it? Top your sandwich with another slice of bread. Smoosh it together ever so slighty. Eat and enjoy! More Recipes with Fresh Garden Veggies Want more from your garden vegetables? Try our super veggies recipes!

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