rustic tomato sandwiches
  • (1 small clove) garlic, finely chopped
  • (1/4 cup) low-fat mayonnaise
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh tarragon or basil, chopped can use (1 tsp. dried)
  • (1 Tbsp.) lemon juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • (8 slices) whole-grain country bread
  • (4 slices) provolone cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • (2 large) tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick



Rustic Tomato Sandwiches

Crispy whole-grain cheese toast topped with a garlic herb mayo and thick sliced tomatoes.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 5 minutes


  1. 1Position oven rack to top third position, then preheat broiler. Place bread onto a baking sheet.
  2. 2Using the side of a small knife, crush the garlic on a cutting board until it forms a paste. In a small bowl, combine garlic paste, mayonnaise, tarragon (or basil), lemon juice, pepper and
  3. 3When preheated, put bread under broiler for 1-2 minutes. Flip, top 4 pieces with cheese, broil another 1-2 minutes until melted.
  4. 4To assemble sandwiches, top one plain bread slice with herb mayo, a tomato slice and a cheese bread slice, cheese side down. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 389
  • Total Fat 20 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Cholesterol 23 mg
  • Sodium 656 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.