Club Sandwich
From: Jean-Claude B., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Comments: Oven: 700 watts
Waiting time: none
Servings: 4 club sandwiches
For 1 sandwich: toast only 2 slices of bread and use only 1/4 of ingredients; microwave open-face sandwich for 45 to 60 seconds on 'MAXIMUM', top with remaining toast and serve immediately.
For 2 sandwiches: use half of all ingredients; microwave open-face sandwiches on 'MAXIMUM' for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 minutes; top with remaining toasts and serve immediately.
  • 8 slices white or whole wheat bread
  • 1 [8-ounce / 227-g] canned meat [corned beef, beef or pork meat loaf], sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 ounces [57 g] alfalfa sprouts or soy proteins
  • 2 or 3 ounces [57 to 85 g] Leicester or Cheshire cheese, thinly sliced
  • 8 teaspoons [40 mL] mayonnaise or sour cream
To vary
  • Meats: cold turkey or chicken, ham or roast beef.
  • Vegetables: watercress, cucumber, onion slices, green onions, radishes, green or red pepper strips.
  • Spreads: butter or margarine, English or Dijon mustard, catsup, brown sauce, cranberry sauce, chutney or relish.
  • Cheeses: hard paste cheese [Edam, Gouda or Gruyère] or soft paste cheese [Camembert, Dolcelatte or Brie].
  • Toast slices of bread.
  • Garnish 4 toasts with 4 slices of meat each.
  • Garnish with tomato slices, alfalfa sprouts or soy proteins; top with cheese slices.
  • Arrange open-face sandwiches over paper towelling, onto a plate and microwave for 3 to 3 1/2 minutes on 'MAXIMUM'.
  • Spread remaining 4 toasts with mayonnaise or sour cream.
  • Use to top hot open-face sandwiches.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Quite a few assorted sandwiches can be made using this method, granished with any desired ingredients.