Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Sauce

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

I made these Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread when I reviewed this month’s Secret Recipe Club post. These sandwiches are surprisingly delicious, with a hearty bite of cheddar, crisp sweet crunch of fresh shredded carrots, and savory garlic pesto spread.

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

I mean wow, what a great vegetarian sandwich!

I was thrilled to add these to the sandwich tray I brought to my in-laws 50th wedding anniversary this past Saturday.

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Sauce
Ingredients:
6 large slices sourdough bread
6 oz block or presliced cheddar cheese
1 cup freshly grated carrots
4 Tb pesto sauce
4 Tb mayonnaise

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Directions:
First cut the crusts off the sourdough bread, then slice in half into two neat squares. Slice the cheese into six 1 oz slices, if not presliced. Lay out the sliced bread. Spread 2 tsp mayonnaise on 6 slices of bread and 2 tsp pesto on each of the other 6 slices. Place a slice of cheese on one half and a pinchful of carrots on the other half.

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Close the sandwich together and cut in half as desired. Makes 12 appetizer sandwiches.

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

This recipe is adapted from Oh You Cook! You can also find these Chicken Curry Sandwiches, derived from her blog, there too.

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Spread | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

If you make any of these sandwiches, let me know what you think. I love them both!

Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 12

Per Serving 379 calories

Fat 11 g

Carbs 56 g

Protein 15 g

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Cheddar Carrot Sandwiches with Pesto Sauce

Weight Watchers PointsPlus®:

*Nutritional value may vary depending upon which ingredients are used.

*PointsPlus® calculated by Famished Fish and in no way endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 6 large slices sourdough bread
  • 6 oz block or presliced cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup freshly grated carrots
  • 4 Tb pesto sauce
  • 4 Tb mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. First cut the crusts off the sourdough bread, then slice in half into two neat squares.
  2. Slice the cheese into six 1 oz slices, if not presliced. Lay out the sliced bread.
  3. Spread 2 tsp mayonnaise on 6 slices of bread and 2 tsp pesto on each of the other 6 slices.
  4. Place a slice of cheese on one half and a pinchful of carrots on the other half.
  5. Close the sandwich together and cut in half as desired. Makes 12 appetizer sandwiches.

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