Bean and Cheese Sandwiches
High Fiber Recipe
1 pound canned black beans, drained
1/4 cup recipe-ready crushed tomatoes
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
4 hoagy sandwich buns, cut in half lengthwise
3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup salsa
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine beans, tomatoes and cumin in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth.
Transfer to a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Stir 2-3 minutes or until hot. Remove from heat and set aside.
Remove a small amount of center of each bread half to make a shallow hollow and divide beans among sandwich halves. Sprinkle with cheese.
Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and bake in oven about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve sandwiches with salsa.
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 595; Fat: 11.6g; Cholesterol: 22mg; Protein: 25g; Carbohydrates: 97.2g; Fiber: 12.2g; Sugars: 11.6g; Sodium: 1280mg 18 percent calories from fat
Dietary Exchanges: Vegetable: 0.7, Bread: 6.2, Lean meat: 0.8, Fat: 1.0