Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Note: This recipe is for people following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet. However, this recipe may include ingredients such as dairy or other animal-based products that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.

This is a great sandwich for your lunch box. This sandwich tastes even better with a glass of milk or soy milk.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

2 slices whole wheat bread
1/4 banana, sliced
2 tbsp. peanut butter
2 tbsp. cereal (natural wheat and barley cereal flakes)

Directions:

  1. Spread peanut butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Spread banana pieces on the peanut butter on one slice of bread.
  3. On the other slice of bread, sprinkle cereal so that it sticks to the peanut butter and covers the bread.
  4. Place the slices together and serve.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

357 calories
14 g protein
19 g fat
4 g sat. fat
40 g carbohydrate
7 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
437 mg sodium
50 mg calcium
3.7 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

If you don't like bananas, try slices of apple instead.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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