Get a head start on this recipe the next time you're grilling by throwing on extra pork tenderloin or steak for the fillings.

Colleen Weeden
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a serrated knife, cut bread lengthwise in half, cutting to but not through the other side. Hollow out tops and bottoms. Add desired filling then fold closed. Wrap and chill up to 4 hours. Makes 4 sandwiches.

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Banh Mi Filling:

In a medium bowl combine 2 cups sliced vegetables, such as radishes, cucumber, carrot, and/or jalapeno peppers. Add 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, 2 tablespoons each vinegar and water, 2 teaspoons sugar, and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon Sriracha. Spread mayo mixture on cut sides of bread. Layer on sliced cooked pork tenderloin or deli ham (6 to 8 oz.) and pickled vegetables; wrap. Nutrition analysis per serving: 468 calories, 19 g protein, 58 g carbohydrate, 14 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 3 g total sugar, 55% Vitamin A, 8% Vitamin C, 874 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 4% iron

Caprese Steak Filling:

In a medium bowl combine 2 cups sliced tomatoes, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 cloves minced garlic, and a pinch each of salt and ground black pepper. Toss to coat; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon purchased pesto; spread mayo mixture over cut sides of bread. Layer on sliced grilled steak or deli roast beef (6 to 8 oz.), sliced tomatoes, 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh mozzarella, and some fresh basil leaves; wrap.Nutrition analysis per serving: 526 calories, 23 g protein, 57g carbohydrate, 20 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 17% Vitamin A, 12% Vitamin C, 822 mg sodium, 10% calcium, 6% iron

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; total fat 14g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 7g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 36mg; sodium 870mg; potassium 283mg; carbohydrates 58g; fiber 1g; sugar 3g; protein 17g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 2733IU; vitamin c 7mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 14mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 23mg; iron 1mg.
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