Most Excellent Sandwich

Most Excellent Sandwich

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"This is a healthy melt in your mouth sandwich if you are tired of the traditions. Whole wheat bread is served open face with cream cheese, tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts and mozzarella cheese, then baked to perfection. These are sure to impress the pickiest of eaters!"
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20 m servings 256 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 395 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil. Spread cream cheese onto each slice of bread, and set cheese side up on the cookie sheet. Place the tomato slices over the cream cheese. Top with alfalfa sprouts, then a generous sprinkle of mozzarella cheese.
  3. Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the cheese is melted, and sandwiches are warm.


  1. 69 Ratings

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Delicious! I cut the recipe in half and just about any type of bread can be used as long as it's toasted. I put a little kosher salt on my tomato along with a bit of pepper and added some minced...

Most helpful critical review

This wasn't really my favorite thing. I think maybe I'd try mayo instead of cream cheese. It just seemed way too cheesy.

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Delicious! I cut the recipe in half and just about any type of bread can be used as long as it's toasted. I put a little kosher salt on my tomato along with a bit of pepper and added some minced...

I liked this, but it needed something, so the next time I spread mayo on the bread first (you have to use whipped cream cheese in that case, though, because the regular, even at room temp, stick...

First time I prepared these I followed the recipe exactly and they were wonderful! Second time around I used tortillas instead of the bread, added an envelope to Ranch dressing mix to the cream...

A most excellent sandwich indeed! After being on the road for several days of pizza and burgers, I wanted something healthy and simple. One bite and my digestive system sighed in relief! I follo...

I replaced the cream cheese with a wedge of Light Original Swiss Flavored cheese by Laughing Cow. It tastes just like cream cheese and is extremely easy to spread. I also used a store bought sal...

Very good sandwich. I made it on Italian bread, because that is what I had on hand. I think next time I will try it with flavored cream cheese (chives, gr. onions, garlic, etc.) to give it a l...

Good stuff. I added a grind of black pepper, and a little drizzle of olive oil. I was out of red wine vinegar or I would have added a splash of that too. Thanks!

A very nice sandwich. I used a lot less alfalfa sprouts and cream cheese than called for - maybe 1/2 less? Anyway,it makes for a very decent, interesting lunch.

I liked this a lot. I used havarti cheese instead of mozzarella and took this to work in a whole wheat tortilla and then nuked in the microwave. i added the sprouts, tomatoes, some dill pickles ...

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