Monday, July 6, 2015

Grilled Vegetable Focaccia Sandwich with Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade

So when he decided to eat brown rice risotto with grilled vegetables, I knew what I am making for me. I had this beautiful focaccia bread in the house and love to use it and with grilled vegetables it was perfect pairing too. So just made this sun dried tomato tapenade and enjoy my dinner too. Everyone got to eat their favorite food and enjoyed our diner. Yes it become hectic to cook different things but I don't mind that , because I have different thinking about feeding kids, don't like to force them to eat everything. I like to enjoy food, only crying and screaming in the background.

Ingredients for Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade

3/4 cup of oil packed sun dried tomato , if you have just dried tomato, put it in boiling water for few minutes to make it soften and then use it.
1/2 cup black or kalamata olives
2/3 cup EVOO
1 clove of garlic
1 tsp. of dried organo


Put tomato and olives in blender, with on/off buttons, crushed it, then add garlic, olive oil and oregano and crushed it more.
Blend to make it coarse puree.
Take it out and store in glass bottle and use it as needed.

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

1 each red, green capsciucm
1 onion
2 carrot
1 cup of spinach

Grilled all this vegetables and cut it in match stick slices. No need to chop spinach.

Make a dressing of 2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp. of garlic powder, 1 tsp. of crushed red pepper flakes , salt and pepper and mix it, add those chopped vegetables in it and mix it.

Assembly of sandwich :

Take your bread and cut it in half , not all the way thru. Spread nice coating of sun dried tomato tapenade on one side.
Add your vegetables on top of it and close it and enjoy your diner.

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  1. That's a lovely healthy sandwich! And I know what you mean about not forcing the kids to eat everything, although I did used to put new stuff on their plates hoping eventually they'd try it.

    1. Me too , thank god now my kids started trying new things. Thanks

  2. Delicious sandwich, great for summer!

  3. This is a very healthy and delicious sandwich. Colourful too.

  4. interesting sandwich,yummy!

  5. healthy and delicious ..looks filling too

  6. What a wonderful sandwich, Linsy! I love grilled vegetables and it's lovely how you have enhanced them with sun dried tomatoes. Thank you so much for being a part of the Hearth and Soul hop.


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