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5 Sandwiches to Try at Home

New Pioneer Food Co-op March 24 Category: Recipes

Dress up your lunch routine with these 5 sandwich creations from our staff:


Maple Prosciutto & Egg with Smoked Cheddar

New Pi Sourdough Bread, oven toasted
La Quercia Prosciutto
1-2 eggs, fried
Carr Valley Apple Smoked Cheddar
1 part Boetjes Mustard, 1 part Maple Syrup

Layer toasted sourdough with prosciutto about 2 layers (more if you prefer). Apply maple mustard to prosciutto and add fried egg. Finish with a layer of cheddar slices and top with sourdough. Place in oven at 350 degrees until cheese is melty.


The Green Cow Reddux

New Pi Farm Bread, oven-toasted
Sliced Roast Beef
New Pi Spinach Pesto mixed with Mayo or Vegenaise
Bacon, fried
Shullsburg Smoked Provolone

Spread New Pi pesto over both slices of toasted farm bread. From bottom layer bread, pesto/mayo, bacon, roast beef, smoked provolone, spinach, pesto/mayo, bread.


The Purple Hummus Wrap

Oasis Falafel Hummus
Organic Greens LLC Sprouts
Spirit Creek Farm Purple Sauerkraut
Red Bell Peppers, sliced 
Cucumber, diced 
Stacey's Whole Wheat Tortilla

Spread Oasis hummus liberally over tortilla. Layer tortilla with diced cucumber, kraut, sprouts, peppers and spinach. Fold in two ends and roll.


Grilled Tempeh & Kimchi Melt

New Pi Farm Bread, oven toasted 
Marinated Tempeh
Organic Greens LLC sprouts
Vegenaise or Mayo
Shullsburg Swiss – hold the cheese to make it vegan

Layer farm bread from the bottom with Vegenaise (or mayo), tempeh, swiss (if you'd prefer at this point, place in the oven to warm tempeh and swiss), kimchi, sprouts and veganaise. Top with farm bread. 

The Muffaletta

New Pi French Baguette
Beeler's Pure Pork Ham
Pepper Jack Cheese
Smoked Provolone
Jalapeño-Olive Relish (muffaletta salad)

Slice baguette to desired size and through the middle. From the bottom, layer bread with relish, ham, pepper jack, salami, and provolone.

New Pioneer Food Co-op About the Author

New Pioneer Food Co-op

New Pi is a food co-operative, owned by over 35,000 members, home-grown in Iowa. We welcome everyone to our store, regardless of membership, and focus on local and sustainable food solutions. New Pi has strong roots in Iowa City’s local food community, and continues to partner with local growers, food, and sustainability organizations to enrich Linn and Johnson County communities.