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Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches With Basil Spread

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Ingredients
  Basil spread 1 Tablespoon
  Firm tofu 8 Ounce
  White balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Reduced fat mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Mustard powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Sandwiches 2
  Ciabatta bread/Whole grain bread 1⁄2 Pound, split lengthwise
  California avocado 1⁄2 , sliced
  Roasted red bell peppers 16 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
  Arugula 1 Bunch (100 gm)
Directions

To make the basil spread: Drain the tofu and place between double layers of paper towel in a colander over a bowl.
Place a small plate on the tofu and then place a 1-pound can on the plate.
Let stand for 30 minutes.
In a food processor or blender, process the tofu, vinegar, mayonnaise, garlic, and mustard powder until smooth.
Add the basil and process until combined.
To make the sandwiches: Spread the basil spread evenly on the cut sides of the bread halves.
Layer the avocado, peppers, and arugula on one of the bread halves.
Firmly top with the other half.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sandwich
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tofu
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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