A simple and nutritious sandwich that can be whipped up in a few minutes, carrot and peas sandwich makes a delicious snack and satisfying breakfast easy healthy recipes. All you need to make this recipe is carrots, peas, mayonnaise, wheat bread, and salt and pepper to taste. If you don’t like mayonnaise, you can also use whipped cream as a condiment for healthy recipes. Horseradish, mustard or sour cream also works.
Before assembling the sandwich, the carrots need to be peeled and grated and the peas need to be shelled and cooked. The skin of the carrots contain a lot of nutrients so if you want to benefit from these, you may opt not to peel the carrots, just grate them after washing them thoroughly. Carrots may have dirt and dust on their skin. Use a soft kitchen brush to gently clean the skin of the carrots and wash them well in a basin of cold water. Pat them dry and slice the top and tip of the carrots and peel if you wish or grate them using a vegetable grater or food processor. If you don’t have a grater, you can also slice the carrots matchbox thin or julienne-style. The crunchy carrots go really well with the soft and tender peas. Both are delicately sweet and make an interesting sandwich. The mayonnaise harmonizes the two vegetables and a dash of salt and pepper perfects the sandwich snack.
Ingredients: 100gms grated medium carrot, 100gms cooked peas (drain out water completely and mash slightly), 2 tablespoon Mayonnaise or whipped cream, 2 slices of whole wheat bread, Salt and pepper to taste
In a bowl add carrots, cooked peas, and mayonnaise and mix well. Add seasoning to taste and stir well. Spread on slices of bread to create sandwiches and serve at room temperature. You can also grill these sandwiches if you like.
Use fresh peas for superior flavor. Fresh peas are often sold in their pods. Before cooking the peas, pull out the string and split the pods to reveal the peas and place the peas in a colander. Wash well yet gently under cold running water and cook in boiling water for two to three minutes or until tender. Do not overcook the peas or they will lose their color and become too mushy.