Mediterranean Loaded Veggie Sandwich

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Mediterranean Loaded Veggie Sandwich

Easy. Delicious.

‘Nuff said.


A bit hard to eat, but worth it.
-Easiest to make with this kale pesto white bean dip on hand.
-Toothpick optional, but it does help (at least for a photo).
Pea shoots. Try ’em.


Mediterranean Loaded Veggie Sandwich

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  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Yield: 1 sandwich


  • 1/4 cup kale pesto white bean dip
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 cup pea shoots, microgreens, or greens of any type (spinach, lettuce, etc)
  • 2 pieces whole grain bread
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese crumbles


  1. Make the kale pesto white bean dip.
  2. Thinly slice the red onion. Peel and shred the carrot (this tool is perfect for the job).
  3. Spread one slice of bread with the white bean dip. Add the red onion slices, shredded carrot, feta crumbles, and pea shoots. Top with the second slice of bread.





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    March 20, 2013 at 9:11 am


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    Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom
    March 20, 2013 at 9:47 am

    yummo! Love this! and love the very short post! Frankly all you need is that photo and the words “kale pesto white bean dip.”! Can’t wait to try this!

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    March 20, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Oh my…! That looks delicious! Your picture really captured spring!

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    March 20, 2013 at 11:10 am

    just saw pea shoots at the farmers market this morning. gonna try em.

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    March 20, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Where do you get your bread, looks so yummy!

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      March 22, 2013 at 3:16 pm

      It’s from the Fresh Market grocery store… it’s pretty delish!

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar
    March 21, 2013 at 9:18 am

    I am so into this! Yum!

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    All that Glisters is not Gold
    March 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    This picture looks truly beautiful and sounds gorgeous, i love veggie food! I’ve only just discovered your blog and I think it’s great (:
    From Emily x

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      March 24, 2013 at 7:39 pm

      Thank you so much, Emily! So glad to connect!

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    March 21, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Whoa! That picture makes me want that sandwich right now!

    I love sandwiches that are hard to eat. Makes it more fun. :)

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    March 21, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    The perfect-sounding lunch! I hope you’re having an amazing time on your travels! xo

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      March 24, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      Thanks, Kasey! I had a wonderful time and am now excited to get back to making lunches like these…though the food in SE Asia was amazing!

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    March 22, 2013 at 2:26 am

    I have to try this, makes me long for spring and summer days…

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    Katherines Corner
    March 22, 2013 at 9:49 am

    it never fails, every time I visit your wonderful blog I drool a little. This sandwich reminds me of when I lived in turkey . I would love it if you would share this post at the Thursday hop ( its still open) xo

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    Meghan {For the Love of Dessert}
    March 22, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    This kale pesto white bean dip just keeps getting better and better! Yum!

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      March 24, 2013 at 7:21 pm

      Haha! Yes, we had fun thinking of different uses for kale pesto and this dip. It is so versatile!

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    March 22, 2013 at 3:09 pm

    For the carrot, you say this tool will be good for this…was there suppose to be a link? I would like to know how you shredded the carrots. Thanks!

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      March 22, 2013 at 3:14 pm

      Sorry! Link added :)

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    Courtney Jones
    April 2, 2013 at 12:06 am

    This sandwich looks amazing! Cannot wait to make it for lunch sometime this week.

    PS. Glad you are home safe + sound Sonja and that you had a wonderful adventure in Cambodia.

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      April 4, 2013 at 9:09 pm

      Thanks, Courtney! And thanks for including it in your round-up! :)

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    November 2, 2013 at 2:08 am

    You should call these inception sandwiches. A recipe that links to a prior recipe for an element, which also links to a prior recipe for an element.

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      November 2, 2013 at 2:46 pm

      Ha! The beauty of the Internet :)

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    March 10, 2014 at 1:18 am

    100% Mediterranean. I’ve tried this at the bakery Lehamim in Tel Aviv. The same sandwich design and absolutely tasty. The stick was longer and comfortable.

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    August 1, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    Gosh, looks really delicious, I am always looking for creative vegetarian meals, thanks

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