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    Cheddar Almond Open-Faced Sandwiches

    Cheddar Almond Open-Faced Sandwiches. Photo by huberville

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    Total Time:

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    45 mins

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    Sharon123's Note:

    The magic of this recipe is the special sauce made fromthe toasted almonds, roasted garlic, and some of the asparagus. Enjoy! Adapted from Vegetarian Times magazine.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350*F.
    2. 2
      Separate garlic cloves, and place the cloves on a baking sheet. Roast about 20 minutes, or until skins begin to brown and garlic turns soft. Cool, then squeeze garlic from skin of each clove. Increase oven temperature to 450*F.
    3. 3
      Toss asparagus in 1 Tbs. oil, and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp.of the salt. Place in a single layer on baking sheet, and roast 5 to 8 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Cool. Trim ends so asparagus are same length as width of bread, and reserve ends.
    4. 4
      Put 1/4 cup almonds in food processor (or blender), and chop fine. Add roasted garlic, reserved asparagus ends, lemon juice, remaining oil and remaining 1/4 teaspoons salt, and purée until smooth.
    5. 5
      Preheat broiler.
    6. 6
      Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Spread each slice with 2 Tbs. puréed almond mixture. Lay 4 or 5 asparagus spears on each bread slice, and top with 1/4 cup cheese. Broil sandwiches about 3 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Sprinkle sandwiches with remaining almonds. Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 18, 2007

      55

      looks good!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheddar Almond Open-Faced Sandwiches

    Serving Size: 1 (214 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 384.5
     
    Calories from Fat 225
    58%
    Total Fat 25.0 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 9.4 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 39.5 mg
    13%
    Sodium 660.2 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.8 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
    22%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 17.4 g
    34%

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