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Fruit and Cucumber Sandwich

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Fruit and Cucumber Sandwich

1 large cucumber

1/2 of an 8-oz. pkg. reduced-fat cream cheese softened

2 Tbsp. snipped fresh basil

1/4 tsp. salt (optional)

8 slices firm-textured whole wheat bread

2 large apricots or 1 nectarine, pitted and thinly sliced

1/4 cup assorted sprouts or alfalfa sprouts

1/4 cup arugula leaves or cilantro sprigs

Peel cucumber. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Thinly slice cucumber; set aside. In a small bowl combine cream cheese, basil, and salt, if desired. Spread about 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture on 4 of the slices of bread. Add the cucumber slices, fruit slices, sprouts, and arugula or cilantro. Top with remaining 4 slices of bread. Cut each sandwich in half.



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