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Salmon & Asparagus Salad Sandwich

Salmon & Asparagus Salad Sandwich ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #sandwich #recipe

Instead of tuna salad sandwiches, try using salmon for a change! It just tastes better. To make these sandwiches even healthier, I used Greek yogurt in place of most of the mayo. It works beautifully. You can use any kind of cooked salmon for this … or even canned salmon works.

I made this recipe for a special project I was working on last weekend (to be revealed later this week!), but there was enough left over for me to have a few good sandwiches out of it.

I really love the taste of salmon and asparagus together, so when I started making some salmon salad for a sandwich, it just seemed natural to grab the asparagus out of the fridge drawer and add that. Then it occurred to me it would be even better to pile a bunch of the beautiful green spears on my sandwich and melt some cheese over it. So I did! :)

Salmon Asparagus Salad Sandwich

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Salmon Asparagus Salad Sandwich

Ingredients

    For the salmon salad:
  • 15 oz. cooked salmon (canned works fine), flaked and smashed a bit
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons chives
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup asparagus, cooked till crisp tender, cooled and chopped
  • For assembling the sandwiches:
  • Steamed asparagus spears
  • Toasted ciabatta rolls
  • Sliced sweet onion
  • Slices of swiss cheese

Instructions

  1. Mix all salmon salad ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Spread on bread, topped with some of those crisp-tender asparagus spears and sliced onion, lay some swiss cheese slices over top and bake at 400 for 5 - 10 minutes until the cheese is good and melty. Toast the top half of the bread and serve. (It's yummy just spread on bread cold too, with a few cucumber slices for extra crunch.)

Notes

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Salmon & Asparagus Salad Sandwich ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #sandwich #recipe

This recipe was shared at Show & Share WednesdayTasty ThursdayThursday’s Treasures and Mop it Up Monday.

 

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One Response

  1. This looks like such a good recipe! Pinning!

    May 21, 2013 at 9:33 pm