For a change from traditional egg-salad, try these delicious sandwiches with eggs, olives, and cream cheese.
- 1 (7-ounce) jar pimento stuffed olives, drained (reserve 14 whole olives
- and 1 tablespoon olive juice)
- 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
- 1 (8-ounce) package Neufchatel cheese, softened
- 14 slices wheat sandwich bread, crusts trimmed
- Place eggs in single layer in saucepan. Add enough tap water to come to at least 1 inch above eggs. Cover. Quickly bring just to boiling.
- Turn off heat. Remove pan from burner. Let eggs stand, covered in hot water for 15 minutes for large eggs, (12 for medium, 18 for extra large). Immediately run cold water over eggs, or place them in ice water until completely cooled. Peel and chop.
- Slice olives in half. In a large bowl, stir together chopped eggs, cheese, sliced olives and reserved olive juice until well blended. Mix completely.
- Cut each slice of bread in half. Spread ¼ cup of filling on a bread slice and top with remaining bread slice half. Insert toothpick into reserved whole pimento-stuffed olive, then insert into sandwich. Repeat preparation of remaining sandwiches.
Calories from Fat 72 (49%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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