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Cooking With Ruth

April 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Healthy Turkey Sandwich with a Black Bean Spread.

These ingredients are what will keep you full for longer.


Black Bean Spread

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 can black beans -drained and rinsed.
  • 1/2 – 1 cup cottage cheese.
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon salt


  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 8 oz turkey breast
  • 2 peppers, roasted with stem, seeds and skin removed, sliced in half.
  • 1 avocado, mashed. (optional)
  • 2 slices each of lettuce and tomato.


Black Bean Spread

  1. Place garlic clove into blender; turn to speed 3 and chop garlic thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients. Blend until very smooth.


  1. Spread desired amount of black bean spread onto two slices of bread. Spread avocado onto the remaining two bread slices. Top bread covered with black bean spread with turkey, peppers, lettuce, and tomatoes. Use remaining bread (optional covered with avocado) to top sandwiches. Serve immediately and enjoy!



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