Open "Faced" Sandwiches - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Open “Faced” Sandwiches

Servings:1Serving Size:1 sandwich


  • 1 slice of whole-wheat bread or half a bagel
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter, hummus or reduced fat cream cheese
  • Assorted sliced and shredded fruits, vegetables, raisins, yogurt covered raisins, pretzels, sunflower seeds


  1. Toast bread or bagel if desired.
  2. Spread peanut butter, hummus or cream cheese in a thin layer on the bread.
  3. Use fruits, vegetables, etc. to create fun faces. The picture shows examples, but you can choose others to fit your holiday or lesson theme.
Source: Eat Smart to Play Hard: Stephanie Derifield, Area Nutrition Agent, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

150 calories; 4g total fat; 1.5g saturated fat;0g trans fat; 10mg cholesterol; 160mg sodium; 26g total carbohydrate; 2g dietary fiber; 9g total sugar; 0g added sugar; 5g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 6% Daily Value of calcium; 6% Daily Value of iron; 8% Daily Value of potassium