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Back to School Lunchspiration: "Sushi" Sandwich


Back to School is in full swing! When it comes to lunch box inspiration, in my option, you can never have too. These adorable “sushi” sandwiches are the perfect way to jazz up any lunch box sandwich. And if you missed the CHECKERBOARD SANDWICHES in our previous lunch-spiration post be sure to check those out as well.You can find the recipe after the jump! 

“Sushi” Sandwich {Recipe & Photo compliments Sara Moulton for the Grain Foods Foundation}
Makes 8 pieces “sushi,” serving one
What you’ll need:
One 3-ounce can solid white tuna packed in water
1 tablespoon low fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 slices white or whole wheat bread
Two 4-inch long x 1/4 inch wide carrot sticks (or 1 tablespoon coarsely shredded carrot)

What to do:
1. Drain tuna and mash with a fork. Stir in mayonnaise and lemon juice.

2. Trim crusts from bread and roll out bread using a rolling pin until it is flattened to about 1/16 inch. Spoon one half of the tuna in a log down the middle of each slice of bread, arrange a carrot stick or half of the shredded carrot in the middle of the tuna and roll up the bread tightly to enclose the filling.

3. Cut each roll crosswise into 4 pieces and arrange cut side up in one layer in a container. Cover tightly.

Variation: Spread a little mayonnaise or mustard on the bread. Stack a thin slice of turkey and a thin slice of Swiss cheese on a work surface; place a thin strip of pickle or red bell pepper at one end of the stack and roll the ham and cheese around the pickle. Place the roll on the bread; roll up and proceed as above.

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