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19 May Tuesday Tweak: Green Submarine Sandwich

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A little blackbird told us that the Beatles were big fans of sandwiches -- just like all of us! But between the deli lunch meat piled high, slices of delicious cheese, and, of course, condiments, sandwiches can quickly turn into a not-so-healthy lunch option.

We're tweaking the famous foursome's favorite food with our Green Submarine! We grabbed some sourdough wheat bread and piled it high with our favorite veggies and our signature Green Goodness aioli. Veggies may not seem like the most exciting center for a sandwich -- but these greens add crunchy texture and an amazing taste to this sub. Best of all, it won't throw off all your good decision making and fits into your (A) Activate lunch slot.

Green Goodness Aioli: Blend all ingredients until fully incorporated

  • 1/3 C chopped chives
  • 1T dry taragon
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 anchovy fillets
  • zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1/2 good mayonnaise (olive oil based)

Ingredients for the Green Goodness Aioli!

Don't be afraid of sardines! They're the secret sauce!

How to Quick Pickle Onions:

Combine the first 5 ingredients below and bring to a low simmer. In a medium mason jar, combine onion slices and heated ingredients. Put the lid on, shake and refrigerate.

  • 1/4 C apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 white wine vinegar
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/4 t black peppercorns, lightly crushed
  • 1 white onion, thinly sliced

Green Submarine

  • 2 slices of sourdough wheat bread (toasted)
  • 1T Green Goodness aioli
  • 1 persian cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small, ripe avocado, sliced
  • handful of butter lettuce
  • handful of sprouts
  • a few slices of pickled onion

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Choose your favorite greens to add to this sandwich -- but make sure you give this original a try. We promise, the sprouts and butter lettuce give it such a great crunch. We can't wait to see your green submarines! Make sure you snap a picture before you gobble them all up!

Coo coo ca choo!

2 Comments
  • Melinda
    Posted at 13:30h, 11 June Reply

    This looks delicious and perfect for summer. I can’t wait to try it.

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