Three-Cheese Veggie Sandwich #SundaySupper

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This week our Sunday Supper Team has a special treat in store for you! We’re sharing our favorite Emeril Lagasse recipes for a special New Years Eve Potluck menu! That’s not all! We will also be giving away copies of Emeril’s cookbooks to lucky visitors during our live tweetchat Sunday, December 30th at 7:00pm Eastern Time! Come join us by following the #SundaySupper hashtag at and share your favorite Emeril recipes and Potluck Party Tips! Remember you need to be present during our chat to win and leave a comment about the potluck party below with your twitter handle so I can notify the winner! You can also follow us at and include the #sundaysupper hashtag in your post.

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three cheese and veggie sandwich

For a Deli Girl at heart like me, getting Emeril’s Kicked-Up Sandwiches cookbook is my idea of a cool Christmas present! When Isabel told us that we would be focusing this week’s Sunday Supper on Emeril’s Kicked-Up Sandwiches and Emeril’s Potluck, I hoped I’d get picked for the sandwich cookbook because I’d heard so much about it from Isabel during her week with Emeril Lagasse’s Serious Sandwich Cookalong.
As a rule we try to eat at least one vegetarian meal a week at our house. Emeril’s Three-Cheese Veggie Sandwich fit the bill immediately!
Three Cheese Veggie Sandwich ingredients
Can you believe all this goodness goes in one sandwich!
Emeril combines provolone, cheddar, and Swiss with cucumber, rich creamy avocado and tender sprouts topped with Sun-dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto, served on his own fresh baked multigrain bread. Wow!

Sound good to you? Yeah me too! Here’s the recipe!

Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, Emeril’s Kicked-up Sandwiches, William Morrow Publishers, New York, 2012.

3-Cheese Veggie Sandwich


  • 8 slices seeded or multigrain bread(see page 301)toasted
  • 1 cup Sun-Dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto (page 320)
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced into 1/8-inch rounds
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper,for seasoning
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 slices cheddar
  • 4 slices Swiss
  • 1/2 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup alfalfa or green leaf sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

1. Arrange the toast slices in a single layer on a work surface. Spread 2 Tablespoons of the Sun-Dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto on each slice of bread. On 4 of the slices, arrange the cucumber in a single layer, covering as much of the bread as possible, and season with just a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a slice each of provolone, cheddar and Swiss cheese on top of the cucumber. Divide the avocado slices evenly among the sandwiches and season with salt and pepper. Spread 2 Tablespoons of the sun-dried tomatoes evenly over the avocado.
2. In a small mixing bowl, toss the spouts with the olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Spread 1/4 cup of the sprouts over the tomatoes on each sandwich. Complete the sandwiches with the remaining slices of toast.

Emeril’s Sun-dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto was a nice change from flavored mayo. I’m a pesto nut, so I made a double batch and used the extra to flavor baked skinless, boneless chicken breasts. Delicious!
Look at all the little bits of goodness!

Sun-dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto


  • 1/2 cup walnut halves or pieces, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup whole sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Finely grated zest of lemon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Place the walnuts in a food processor and pulse until they are thoroughly chopped. Add the garlic, basil, parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, salt, pepper, lemon zest, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar. Pulse for a few seconds. With the machine running, add oil in a steady stream to combine. Transfer the pesto to a serving bowl and use immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week, or store in the freezer for 3 months.

I also made the bread, but in my version I omitted some of the seeds. I used shredded cheddar that I had on hand instead of sliced cheddar.
You can buy your own copy of Emeril’s Kick-up Sandwiches and Kick-Up lunch, brunch and even dinner (there is also dessert sandwiches)here!
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I received a courtesy copy of Emeril’s Kicked-Up Sandwiches and a copy of an Emeril Lagasse cookbook to giveaway to one of my readers. Opinions expressed are my own and I received no additional compensation.

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27 Responses to Three-Cheese Veggie Sandwich #SundaySupper

  1. Renee says:

    I certainly would enjoy this veggie sandwich. What wonderful toppings.
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  3. Katie says:

    Any time there is avocado involved in a recipe, I want it! Sprouts are a new obsession of mine, so I love that this sandwich has them included!
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  4. Is that pesto amazing? Love, love, love it!
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  5. Oh, I absolutely need to make this sammie…and the pesto – it looks SO amazing!
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  6. Liz says:

    Wow, this looks like something I would zero in on if I saw it on a restaurant menu…what a treat to make it at home! Sounds SO yummy!
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  8. Oh my goodness this is like my dream sandwich. I am going to have to add this to the week day lunch menu
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  9. Cindy says:

    Welcome Marlene, see you at chat!

  10. Would you believe I’ve never heard of Emeril! I just realised you have a North American blog! :)
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  11. Cindy says:

    I have your handle down from chat, “Full Name” thanks for entering!

  12. Cindy says:

    Got you entered, Carol!

  13. Cindy says:

    Got ya ninja baker! @NinjaBaking

  14. Michelle says:

    The veggie sandwich looks great. I’m @CalctoCupcakes.
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  15. Kim Bee says:

    Cindy that sandwich looks fabulous. Happy New Year my friend! So glad we met through blogging. xx

  16. Cindy says:

    The winner of a Emeril Cookbook is WillowTape (full name) chosen using from all entries that BOTH attended tweetchat AND left a comment! Please email me your full name and address to no later than 5:00 pm January 2, 2013. Thank you all for stopping by and checking out these great recipes! Have a safe and Happy New Year!

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