Vegan Thanksgiving Sandwich

My (vegetarian) high school Spanish teacher, annually drew a very lifelike picture of a turkey on a platter, with a speech bubble “¡Salvame!” which was pretty much the end of my eating turkey at Thanksgiving.  And if opposites attract, wherever we go, a Thanksgiving Sandwich is without fail, Scott’s favorite to order if it’s on a menu.  When I recently saw a recipe for a vegan version, I jumped at the chance to make it.  Scott loved it (even without the turkey), and I could enjoy all the flavors of a Thanksgiving dinner, without the turkey.  The best part, it’s SUPER easy to assemble.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Sandwich

adapted from Happy Healthy Vegan Kitchen

serves 1

INGREDIENTS

2 slices bread (we use Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White) or 1/2 pita pocket

2 tsp hummus (store-bought is fine)

1 tsp cranberry sauce, store-bought (I like Nature’s Direction Organic)

2 tbsp Sweet Potato Mash

Leafy greens

chopped parsley

DIRECTIONS

  1. Toast the bread or pita
  2. Layer one side of the bread with the hummus, followed by the cranberry sauce, and then the sweet potato mash.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and top with lettuce.
  4. Put the bread top on and enjoy!

 

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