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Kicked-Up Turkey Sandwich

Kicked-Up-Turkey-Sandwich Travis Rathbone


  • 2 (1 1/2-oz) slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 2 teaspoons fig spread
  • 1 ounce Manchego or aged cheddar, or a combination, sliced
  • 1 1/2 ounces sliced turkey
  • 1/2 cup watercress


After toasted bread slices are cool, spread one slice with mustard and the other with fig spread. On one slice of toast, layer cheese, turkey, and watercress; top with other slice. Wrap; refrigerate up to 4 hours.

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  • Fig spread is rich and flavorful; watercress is crisp and hearty and holds up well in a lunch bag. Delicious with a tart pickle and pear.
  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 460
Fat per serving: 14.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 6.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.9g
Protein per serving: 27g
Carbohydrate per serving: 56g
Fiber per serving: 5g
Cholesterol per serving: 65mg
Iron per serving: 4mg
Sodium per serving: 739mg
Calcium per serving: 258mg

Good to Know

Fig spread is rich and flavorful. Watercress is crisp and hearty and holds up well in a bagged lunch.