Salmon Baguette Sandwich and Salad: Easy Lunch Recipe

You may have noticed 2 things: I love sandwiches and salmon! They are two of my guilty pleasures. I don’t eat sandwiches every day but at least twice a week! Easy to prepare and you can toss anything you have in your fridge: okay: almost anything!

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For today’s easy lunch recipe, I am sharing this salmon baguette sandwich with a  salad as a side. The key for a successful sandwich is the bread: obviously! I used a fresh baguette from one of our local bakeries. We have  a wide selection of bakeries in Montreal. I don’t advise you to visit them often or you may end up addicted and put on some weight!

Salmon Baguette Sandwich and Salad: An Easy Lunch Recipe

This salmon baguette sandwich and its accompanying salad really don’t get much easier to make! Take a look at how to prepare both parts of this easy lunch recipe.

Ingredients

For the sandwich

  • Cut the baguette in half.  I chose a bread topped with sesame seeds for the extra texture, but you can go with whatever you like!
  • Smoked salmon: I used thawed smoked salmon that I bought from  Costco! It was on special so I had to buy it!
  • Cream cheese for spread

For the salad

  • Lettuce
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 cucumber peeled and diced
  • Dressing
  • 2 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of lime juice
  • salt and pepper

 How to make:

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For the Salmon Baguette Sandwich:

  • With a sharp knife, cut the baguette in half down the middle.
  • Spread cream cheese
  • Add salmon

For salad:

  • In a bowl, mix lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers
  • Season with olive oil, lime juice , salt and pepper

This easy lunch recipe isn’t just delicious, it’s also good for you! Salmon is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, which may help improve brain functioning. Think of it as a power meal! Are you a fan of salmon? How do you love to eat it?

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