Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Pizza Style Sandwiches

So the other day hunger pangs came knocking on my stomach. Not wanting to eat the same old butter toast, I started surveying the refridgerator to cook myself something interesting. 

While I was frisking things my eyes went on a box of pizza sauce sitting in the side shelf. Instantly a picture of pizza popped over my head. 

Since there was no pizza base available and I didn't want to do all that baking I thought of creating a sandwich that tastes like pizza and hence this post. 

Your kids will love this with their glass of milkshake and so will the adults.

For the sauce
1tbsp oil
1 tomato puréed
2 tbsp readymade pizza sauce
1 tbsp ketchup 
Salt to taste
3/4 tbsp pepper
1 tbsp oregano

For the sandwich filling

Cheese slices as per liking
1/2 a capsicum chopped 
75gm of cottage cheese (diced)
2 beans (chopped and steamed) 

For the sandwich 

2 tbsp butter (optional)
4 slices of bread
Sauce (mentioned above)
Filling (mentioned above)


Put oil in a pan. Add grated tomato and a pinch of salt.

When the tomato has reduced almost by half add pizza sauce, ketchup, salt, pepper and oregano. Give it all a good stir.

Add capsicum, beans and cottage cheese.

Mix well, cook for another minute or two and then take it off the flame and let it cool for a few minutes. 

Put a pan on the flame. While it gets hot, place a cheese slice on one slice of bread, top it with the sauce and veggie filling and then cover it with another slice of bread. 

Put a little butter on the pan (optional),and place the sandwich on it. Flip it over to grill the other side. 

Once both sides are brown, put in a on a plate, slice it in halves or quarters and serve hot.

Repeat the same for the other two slices of bread.

These sandwiches make a wonderful snack. Try them and leave a comment! 

Happy cooking! 

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