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Turkey Sandwich With Herbed Farmer Cheese, Sprouts, and Tomato

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A homemade cheese spread with fresh herbs turns a sandwich of roast turkey on whole wheat into something special.

  • Yield: Makes 2

Photography: Elizabeth Watt

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2006

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup farmer cheese
  • 3 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt, preferably Greek
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 slices (1/2 inch thick) Whole-Grain Bread
  • 1/2 cup sprouts, such as clover and garbanzo
  • 5 ounces sliced roast turkey
  • 1/2 medium tomato, thickly sliced

Directions

  1. Stir cheese and yogurt in a small bowl until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and herbs. Season with salt and pepper; stir.

  2. Spread one side of each bread slice with cheese spread, dividing evenly. Divide sprouts, turkey, and tomato among 2 slices. Season with pepper. Top with remaining slices. Cut in half; serve.

Cook's Notes

Cheese spread can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 week.

Reviews Add a comment

  • Serendipity10
    20 FEB, 2010
    Step one instructions look odd. "Stir cheese and yogurt in a small bowl until smooth. in lemon juice and herbs. Season with salt and pepper; stir. " Shouldn't it say "Add lemon juice and herbs." instead of "in lemon juice and herbs."
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  • Serendipity10
    20 FEB, 2010
    Step one instructions look odd. "Stir cheese and yogurt in a small bowl until smooth. in lemon juice and herbs. Season with salt and pepper; stir. " Shouldn't it say "Add lemon juice and herbs." instead of "in lemon juice and herbs."
    Reply
  • Serendipity10
    20 FEB, 2010
    Step one instructions look odd. "Stir cheese and yogurt in a small bowl until smooth. in lemon juice and herbs. Season with salt and pepper; stir. " Shouldn't it say "Add lemon juice and herbs." instead of "in lemon juice and herbs."
    Reply
  • sbttrfly
    25 FEB, 2009
    farmer cheese is a very, soft cheese - kind of similar to cream cheese texture. if your grocer carries it the item should be located by the goat cheese (which you could substitute if needed). i've used both farmer
    Reply
  • tlmokstate
    4 JAN, 2009
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farmer_cheese
    Reply
  • goodeatz90
    3 JAN, 2009
    I second the question: What is farmer cheese?
    Reply
  • mgregory032007
    3 SEP, 2008
    What is farmer cheese?
    Reply