Submarine Special Recipe

Submarine Special Recipes

Ingredients :

two 15.5 ounce cans cannelini beans, drained and rinsed

1/2 cup sliced fresh parsley

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup olive oil

2 large cloves garlic, finely minced

1 tbsp fresh tarragon

freshly ground pepper to taste

salt (optional)

4 whole grain submarie

2 avocados, halved, pitted, and thinly sliced

pickled cherry

2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced

1 small head Boston, finely shredded

1 small box fresh alfalfa

3 tbsp dry-roasted sunflower seeds

low-fat or nonfat Italian dressing

Method :
  1. In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, process beans, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, tarragon, and pepper until smooth. Add salt if desired.
  2. Slice submarine or hoagie rolls in half; pull out soft insides of each roll to form an indentation and spread approximately 1/2 to 3/4 cup of bean spread on each bottom half. Top bean spread with avocado slices, hot pepper, tomatoes, lettuce, sprouts, and a sprinkle of sunflower seeds.
  3. Drizzle Italian dressing to taste over all; cover with top roll halves. Serve at once.

An interesting variation on a hot sandwich, these individual loaves are a filling snack which may be prepared in advance.

Makes 4 sandwiches

Now and then, it's nice to make room for a big submarine sandwich. The one in this menu has it all; contrasting textures and tastes, all of it piled high onto a garlicky bean-spread base. Add avocados, crunchy sprouts, lettuce, tomato, and a garnish of toasted sunflower seeds to make this recipe unforgettable.

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