Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Roasted Peppers & Onion Jam

Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Roasted Peppers & Onion Jam

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From: EatingWell Magazine May/June 1996

Why not double the onion jam to use for sandwiches and burgers throughout the week?

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons currants
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 16- to 20-inch-long baguette
  • 4 ounces creamy goat cheese, preferably reduced-fat
  • 2 tablespoons olivada, (black olive spread)
  • 1 7-ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups arugula leaves


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  1. Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over low heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until they are very tender and light golden, 15 to 20 minutes. (Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water if they are browning too quickly.) Remove from the heat and stir in vinegar, currants, salt and pepper. Let cool.
  2. Slice the baguette into 4 equal lengths. Split each piece horizontally. Spread the bottoms with goat cheese and the tops with olivada. Spoon the onion jam over the goat cheese, spreading evenly. Top with the roasted peppers and arugula. Set the bread tops on the sandwiches.
  • Make Ahead Tip: The onion jam (Step 1) can be prepared ahead and refrigerated for up to 4 days.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 410 calories; 14 g fat(5 g sat); 9 g fiber; 57 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 34 mcg folate; 13 mg cholesterol; 9 g sugars; 1109 IU vitamin A; 12 mg vitamin C; 95 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 824 mg sodium; 241 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3
  • Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch, 2 1/2 vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 1/2 fat

Reviews 1

May 22, 2014
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By: jupett
Delicious! I have been making these sandwiches to rave reviews for many years. Even dedicated meat eaters and vegetable averse teenagers love these sandwiches. This has been one of my go to potluck and picnic recipes since the recipe was first published many years ago. Pros: The sandwiches appeal to everyone