Sometimes the choices you make when ‘on a diet’ is about damage limitation. Two Chubby Cubs’ Cheese Savoury Sandwich Filling fell into that category for me on a Saturday night when I’d had one beer too many.
I was craving something to eat but wanted to avoid getting a “I want to order everything on the menu” takeaway which I’d regret the following morning. This surprisingly tasty sandwich satisfied my cravings, even though I only had a crap loaf of bread in. I’m not suggesting you should only make this sandwich when pissed up – it’s also ideal for work lunch boxes or a pack-up if you’re out and about walking (but not with a hangover, eh).
The Cubs estimate this sandwich comes in at 366 calories. How they determine this is beyond me as they don’t state which type of bread or grated cheese to use and also suggest chopping up onions and peppers (plural). I don’t know how big your gob is but just one pepper and onion did the job for me on two slices of brown bread. What is indisputable is that this filling is better for you than shop-bought sandwiches with relatively minimal effort required.
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Recipe: Cheese Savoury Sandwich Filling
Calories: 369 calories per sandwich
Book: Two Chubby Cubs – The Cookbook
Prep time: Approx 15 mins
Cooking time: n/a
- 1 onion (colour up to you)
- 1 pepper (colour up to you)
- 1 small carrot (grated)
- 40g grated cheese
- Reduced-fat mayo
Cost per portion: Approx £1.32* (based on Tesco’s prices, Mar 2022)
Chop up some onions and peppers, and grate a little bit of carrot. Sprinkle in 40g of grated cheese, mixed with a bit of reduced-fat mayo.