Traffic Light Sandwiches with Cucumber Car


BM # 68
Day : 22
Theme : One Category - Bread Sandwiches
Sub Theme - Fun with Sandwiches

We are into the last week of the Cooking Carnival and this week I shall be posting sandwiches which are fun to make. I love creating sandwiches where children feel happy and you can see a sparkle in their eye and a big smile on their face. I love it when these little kids say - Oh wow !

Well I don't want to please only kids , even you might find something that you would like to make for your friends or hubby or for a party.

For the first day I have made Traffic Signal Sandwiches along with a Cucumber Car. These sandwiches look colorful and would attract the kids . They are very simple to make and in fact you could ask the children to help you with these. Of course you might have to supervise while cutting the breads. 

For these sandwiches, I took a big sliced bread, trimmed the edges and then cut the bread into two , so two slices give you four rectangular sandwiches. If you want you can make one full sandwich and then cut it . It can be done either way. I used tomato, grated carrot and pesto as the fillings of signal colors.




Traffic Light Sandwiches
Ingredients
4 slices bread
Butter
1 tomato
1/4 cup grated carrot
2 tsp pesto
Salt and pepper to taste

Method
Trim the edges of bread.
Cut them from center.
Place the tops on a kitchen board and cut three small circles in a row from each piece of bread. I have used a piping nozzle to cut these ( refer the picture )
Now apply butter to all the top and bottom slices.
Place the bottom on the board and place a tomato slice, which has been further cut , then some grated carrot and finally spread pesto.
Sprinkle salt and pepper.
Cover with the top slices which have circles.
There you are with your sandwich.
The pictures tell it all, and you actually do not need a recipe.




Cucumber Car
Ingredients
1 cucumber
1 green olive
I black olive
4 slices of carrot
I cheese slice
Toothpicks

Method
Wash and wipe the cucumber.
Chisel out a small rectangular piece from the center.
Roll a cheese slice and fix it in that chiseled box.
Using a toothpicks to fix the wheels made from carrots. ( blanch the carrot slices for just a minute, this will help you to insert toothpicks ).
Insert a green olive with a toothpick and fix it at the drivers seat.
Cut one black olive and stick it with butter at the front of car.
Cucumber car is ready.



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