Appetizers/ Vegetables

Summer Vegetarian Sandwich, #OXOGreenSaver & Melissa’s Cucumbers

The meaty texture of baby portobello mushrooms combined with creamy avocado, crunchy cucumbers and fresh micro greens makes a substantial sandwich. Swiss cheese adds richness to this summer lunch. This version is especially good on a whole wheat or multigrain bread.

One week ago I have received a package from OXO with GreenSaver container and fresh cucumbers from Melissa’s Produce. I did not have a chance to try new recipes with cucumbers, so I have stored them in refrigerator in the GreenSaver and left for a business trip. Several days later when I came back home my cucumbers were still fresh and juicy and I made several meals using them. I am happy to have proper storage for my fruits and vegetables, especially in summer time, when we eat a lot of salads and berry desserts.

OXO GreenSaver solves produce storage challenges:

How to make the perfect summer sandwich with green vegetables and mushrooms.

Serves one, and it’s still not enough-))


  • 2 slices of bread, lightly toasted
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise sauce
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, peeled, minced
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 2 baby portobello mushrooms, sliced, sauté lightly
  • 1 Melissa’s cucumber, sliced
  • fresh micro greens
  • 2 slices of Swiss cheese 


In a small bowl mix together the mayonnaise sauce and garlic. Brush one side of each bread slice with garlic mayonnaise and cover with a slice of cheese. Arrange the cucumbers, avocado, mushrooms and micro greens on a one slice of bread. Top it with the remaining bread slice. Place in preheated oven 350F for few minutes, just until the cheese is start melting. Transfer the sandwich to a cutting board and cut in half. Serve immediately.

I was sent an OXO GreenSaver Produce Keeper and Melissa’s Produce bags of fresh cucumbers. I was not paid for this review. The sandwich recipe is my own creation.

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  • Reply
    Rosa's Yummy Yums
    May 28, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    Beautiful sandwiches! Fresh nd scrumptious.



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    La Table De Nana
    May 28, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    They do look fresh and the container? Genius:)

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    Angie Schneider
    May 28, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    It looks so beautiful and I bet it tastes as fresh and tasty as it looks!

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    May 29, 2015 at 8:16 am

    Very light and yummy sandwich!

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    handmade by amalia
    June 1, 2015 at 3:48 am

    The perfect lunch! Looks wonderful.

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