Blue Cheese, Radicchio, and Fig Sandwiches Recipe | Vegetarian Times Skip to main content

Blue Cheese, Radicchio, and Fig Sandwiches

If you can find fresh figs, by all means slice them and substitute for the jam in these sandwiches.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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3 oz. crumbled blue cheese
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3 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese
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8 slices sprouted whole-grain bread
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8 tsp. melted butter, trans fat–free margarine, or olive oil, divided
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4 Tbs. fig jam
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1 cup thinly sliced radicchio or Belgian endive

Instructions: 

1. Mash blue cheese and cream cheese together in small bowl, leaving some blue cheese chunks. Set aside.

2. Brush 4 slices bread with half of butter, and set butter side down on baking sheet. Spread each slice with 1 Tbs. jam, and sprinkle with 1/4 cup radicchio. Spread remaining 4 slices bread with blue cheese mixture, and set on top of radicchio. Brush sandwich tops with remaining melted butter.

3. Heat large skillet or griddle over medium-low heat. Cook sandwiches in skillet 4 minutes, or until browned and crisp. Flip, and cook 3 minutes more, or until second side is browned.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
419
Protein: 
15 g
Total Fat: 
20 g
Saturated Fat: 
12 g
Carbohydrates: 
48 g
Cholesterol: 
52 mg
Sodium: 
607 mg
Fiber: 
6 g
Sugar: 
17 g
Yield: 
Serves 4