Rainbow Vegetable Sandwich-this healthy and delicious sandwich is layered with colorful veggies!
What is your favorite color? I always have a hard time picking because I have too many favorites. Growing up, I loved purple, I wore purple everything and even convinced my dad to paint my room a dark purple color. Green is a given because of the peas, it is our signature color. I also like black. My wardrobe is mostly black, you can’t go wrong with a classic. I am currently loving navy though. I also love pastels and bright colors. See, I can’t make up my mind. Bring on all of the colors!
To celebrate my love of color, I made a Rainbow Vegetable Sandwich that has ALL of the colors. This sandwich is healthy, delicious, and SO fun!
I like all vegetables, just like I like all colors, so I decided to layer lots and lots of colorful veggies to create the ultimate veggie sandwich.
I lined up my veggies by color and layered them on my sandwich. I used arugula, cucumber, avocado, sprouts, yellow pepper, carrot sticks, red peppers, tomatoes, radishes, red onion, and purple cabbage.
Feel free to use your favorite veggies, there are lots of colorful options out there! This is a great back to school sandwich and a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. Have them help you assemble and design their own rainbow of a sandwich. Any variation of this is great for a school lunch!
To give the sandwich a flavor boost, I spread Arla Herbs & Spices cream cheese on the bread. The cream cheese has a fresh taste with tones of pepper and paprika. It goes great with veggies! I also like it because it is made exclusively from natural ingredients and no preservatives, additives or added colors. I like color, but not added colors in my foods:)
Look at all of those colorful layers, this sandwich makes me happy. Yay for colorful and healthy food!
Taste the rainbow and make this Rainbow Vegetable Sandwich. It is my favorite veggie sandwich! Every bite is bursting with veggie goodness!
Rainbow Vegetable Sandwich
- 2 slices bread
- 2 tablespoons Arla Herbs & Spices cream cheese
- 1/4 cup arugula
- 6 cucumber slices
- 1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts
- 1/2 avocado pit removed and sliced
- 5 yellow bell pepper strips
- 3 tablespoons shredded carrots
- 5 red bell pepper strips
- 2 to mato slices
- 2 radishes sliced
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped purple cabbage
- Spread the cream cheese on each slice of bread. Take one slice of the bread and layer the veggies, starting with the arugula and ending with the purple cabbage. Place the other piece of bread on top, cream cheese side down, and gently press the sandwich together. It will be a mighty sandwich. Grab a napkin and enjoy immediately.
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