Monday, October 28, 2013

Garlic-Toasted Vegan Cheese & Tomato Sandwiches

Inspired by my mother's German tomato sandwich, I created a classy version of a simple sandwich. It is quite simple -- just take grilled bread and top it with Treeline soft vegan cheese, fresh heirloom tomatoes, olive oil, and fresh herbs and voila! you have a delicious savory meal.

Since discovering Alvarado St. Bakery from Petaluma, CA, I've been all over their breads. In this recipe, I used their hearty Sprouted Whole Wheat bread to give these open-faced sandwiches a healthy base. Made with sprouted organic whole wheat berries, organic dates, wheat gluten, sea salt, organic raisins, fresh yeast, soy based lecithin, and cultured wheat, you really can't go wrong. And it is Non-GMO Project Verified.

I also used Treeline soft cashew-based cheese, which is amazing! Read my full review of this cheese here.

Now it is your turn to try this delicious sandwich!


Brush bread with olive oil and rub crushed garlic on it. Grill it in a grill pan on medium heat for about 1.5-minutes each side until grilled. Spread Treeline cheese on top. Top with fresh tomatoes, chopped garlic, and fresh herbs. Drizzle with olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.