Recipe: Sautéed Onion & Tomato Sandwich

With grilled onions and the flavour of basils, try out a ‘special’ sandwich today!


2 medium onions, sliced
1 teaspoon olive oil
8 slices hearty whole grain or rye bread (toasted, if desired)
1 tablespoon honey mustard
3 small tomatoes, thinly sliced
4 lettuce leaves, shredded
Small fresh basil leaves
Fat free cream cheese


In a large non-stick pan, sauté onions in hot oil over medium-high flame for about 5 to 7 minutes or until the onions begin to grow tender and brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and let it cool for a while.

To assemble, lightly spread one side of the 4 bread slices with honey mustard. Place the onion slices on top, then add the tomato slices, shredded lettuce, and basil leaves. On one side of the remaining 4 bread slices, spread the cream cheese. Place the bread slices, cheese sides down, on top of the sandwiches.

The low-calorie sandwiches are ready to be devoured!