Bariatric Recipes of the Week:
Chicken Sandwich
with Cucumber and Mascarpone

Add a little zip to your next chicken sandwich!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon Mascarpone*
  • 1 small sourdough loaf (~ 1oz.) sliced into 4 pieces
  • 1/4 cucumber,sliced
  • 2 ounces turkey or chicken deli meat
  • * Note: Mascarpone is an Italian cream cheese that tastes more like sweet cream than cream cheese. It's OK to substitute regular cream cheese if you prefer.

Instructions:

  1. Spread Mascarpone on bread.
  2. Top with cucumber slices, then turkey or chicken.
  3. Serve with tomato slices on the side.

216 calories, 25 grams carbohydrate, 15 grams protein, 6 grams fat, 4 grams sugar, 2 grams fiber

Note: If you have difficulty tolerating bread, try toasting the bread first. If that doesn't work, simply roll the turkey, mascarpone, and cucumbers in a lettuce leaf "wrapper."

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