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Hearty Bliss: Savoury Bean Salad Sandwich

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

Indulge in the satisfying crunch and wholesome flavours of our Bean Salad Sandwich. This culinary delight brings together the nourishing goodness of Pilaros baked giant beans, marinated artichokes, and an array of fresh ingredients. Get ready to experience a symphony of textures and tastes that will elevate your lunchtime routine to new heights. With its vibrant colours and robust flavours, this sandwich is a true work of art that will leave you craving more.

Let's embark on the culinary journey of crafting this mouthwatering sandwich:


Ingredients:

- 6 Diana marinated quartered artichokes

- 1 avocado, mashed

- 1 can Pilaros baked giant beans

- 1 small cucumber, sliced

- Iceberg lettuce

- Half a lemon

- 1 tsp dry oregano

- 1 scallion, thinly sliced

- 6 slices whole grain bread

- Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Begin by opening the can of Pilaros baked giant beans and adding them to a bowl. Using a fork, gently mash the beans until they reach a smooth consistency. This creates a delectable base for our savoury salad.

  2. Slice a few marinated artichokes and mix them into the bean mixture. The tangy and robust flavour of the artichokes complements the creamy beans, adding a burst of Mediterranean flair.

  3. Add the thinly sliced scallions, dry oregano, and a pinch of salt and pepper to the bowl. Give it a thorough mix, ensuring that all the flavours combine harmoniously, creating a tantalizing symphony for your taste buds. Set the mixture aside, allowing the flavours to meld together.

  4. To assemble the sandwich, take one slice of whole grain bread and layer it with refreshing cucumber slices. On top of the cucumber, generously spread the mashed avocado, creating a creamy and velvety foundation.

  5. On the other half of the sandwich, arrange a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce, providing a refreshing crunch that perfectly contrasts the smoothness of the avocado.

  6. Spoon the bean mixture onto the lettuce, allowing the flavours to intertwine. The creamy beans and tangy artichokes create a mouthwatering combination that will leave you craving each bite.

  7. Sprinkle a touch of salt, a grind of fresh pepper, and squeeze a splash of lemon juice over the sandwich. These final touches enhance the flavours, adding a zesty and tangy note that completes the culinary symphony.

  8. Bring both halves of the sandwich together, embracing the delightful medley of textures and flavours within. For portability and presentation, wrap the sandwich in parchment paper, securing its contents with a final touch of culinary charm.

  9. Repeat the process for the remaining slices of bread, creating a satisfying collection of Bean Salad Sandwiches that will make your taste buds sing.

When you're ready to savour your creation, slice the sandwiches into bite-sized pieces, revealing the exquisite layers of flavours and textures. Each bite is a delightful mosaic of creamy avocado, crunchy cucumber, hearty beans, and tangy artichokes.


A few notes to keep in mind: If you plan to store the sandwiches, prepare the recipe without mashing the avocado. Simply store the bean mixture in an airtight container for up to 5 days, allowing for a fresh and convenient lunch option throughout the week. Additionally, feel free to adjust the texture of the bean mixture according to your preferences. Whether you prefer a smoother or chunkier consistency, the choice is yours to make.


So, embrace the savoury allure of our Bean Salad Sandwich and elevate your lunchtime experience with this culinary masterpiece. With its wholesome ingredients and vibrant flavours, this sandwich is a true celebration of nourishment and culinary artistry. Enjoy!


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