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Bean and Cheese Sandwiches

High Fiber Recipe

Beans and cheese can be so good together in these bean and cheese sandwiches! Try this healthy sandwich made with black beans and Cheddar cheese along with tomatoes, cumin and served with salsa.

Fresh Black Beans for Bean and Cheese Sandwiches

Recipe Ingredients

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

Recipe Directions

Bean and cheese sandwich served with tomatoes

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.

Nutrition Information

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

High Fiber TipHigh Fiber Tip

Root vegetables (such as carrots, turnips, or potatoes) are excellent sources of fiber.

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