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Party Plates SnakeS sandwiches

3 rounds of ham, cheese, roma tomato sandwiches

  • 60g ham
  • 60g cheese, sliced for 3 sandwiches
  • 2 roma tomatoes, sliced (reserving a small slice of the flesh for the snake’s tongue)
  • 3 slices wholemeal bread
  • 3 slices multigrain bread

3 rounds of cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches

  • 3 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, sliced (reserving a 10cm end for the snake’s head)
  • 3 slices white bread
  • 3 slices multigrain bread

3 rounds of chicken, mayonnaise/sour cream lettuce carrot sandwiches

  • ½ cooked chicken breast
  • 1 baby cos lettuce, washed and leaves separated (2-3 leaves per sandwich, depending on size of lettuce)
  • ½ carrot, grated
  • 1/8 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup low-fat sour cream (mixed together with mayonnaise)
  • 3 slices wholemeal bread
  • 3 slices white bread

Snake’s head

  • 10cm end of cucumber for head
  • 1 small slice of tomato flesh (for snake’s tongue)*
  • 2 sultanas for eyes, and just enough cream cheese to fix the eyes to the head

*alternatively, a small slice of capsicum can be used if using for another recipe.

Garnish (optional)

  • 1 cherry tomato
  1. Make sandwiches
    • Ham, cheese and roma tomato sandwiches
      • Lay out 3 slices of wholemeal bread on a board.
      • Layer ham, tomato and cheese on each piece of bread.
      • Cover with slices of multigrain bread.
    • Cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches
      • Lay out 3 slices of white bread on a board.
      • Spread 1 tablespoon of cream cheese across each piece of bread.
      • Spread sliced cucumber across each.
      • Cover with slice of multigrain bread.
    • Chicken, mayonnaise, sour cream, lettuce and carrot sandwiches
      • Mix together the mayonnaise and sour cream.
      • Layout 3 slices of wholemeal bread.
      • Spread mayonnaise and sour cream.
      • Spread cooked chicken across each slice of bread.
      • Spread carrot across each.
      • Layer enough lettuce to cover the sandwich.
      • Cover with slice of white bread.
  2. Use a round cookie cutter small enough to allow 4 rounds to be cut from each sandwich, with the minimum of waste possible.
  3. Place end of cucumber on plate for head, add a dot of cream cheese for each eye and place a sultana in each dot. Place tomato (tongue) at the front.
  4. Carefully stand a round from each of the sandwiches on its side and repeat the order until all the rounds are used.
  5. Garnish with a cherry tomato in the middle.
  6. Cover and keep chilled in the fridge until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 1045.40kJ 596.98kJ
Protein 13.23g 7.55g
Fat, total 7.95g 4.54g
— Saturated 3.49g 1.99g
Carbohydrate 28.82g 16.46g
— Sugars 4.51g 2.58g
Fibre 4.33g 2.47g
Sodium 518.73mg 296.23mg