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ethnic flavored sandwiches

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Hidemi Walsh
Plainfield, IN

When I made avocado lentils salad, I thought it must be great for sandwiches. I was right. I chosed dark rye bread but pita bread matches very well too ( I tried already)

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★★★★★ 3
serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ethnic flavored sandwiches

  • 12 slice
    dark rye bread
  • 1/2 c
    dry lentils
  • 1
  • 12-15
    leaves of green lettuce, torn
  • 1/2 c
    minced sweet onion
  • 1/2 c
    minced cucumber (peeled and seeds removed)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    greek yogurt, plain
  • 2 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    granulated sugar

How To Make ethnic flavored sandwiches

  • 1
    Rinse lentils and drain. In a saucepan, put lentils and add 2 cups hot water. Simmer gently with lid tilted until tender. When the lentils are cooked, drain well.
  • 2
    Halve avocado, remove seed, peel, scoop avocado pulp and mush in a bowl. Add mayonnaise, plain yogurt, cumin powder, pinch of salt and granulated sugar to the bowl. Mix well. Then add minced onion, minced cucumber and cooked lentils. Mix well.
  • 3
    Put 1/6 of green lettuce leaves on one slice of bread, spread 1/6 of lentils mixture and put the other slice of bread to cover. Make 5 more sandwiches.

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