Kid-friendly lion sandwich
Welcome to the Jungle Lion Sandwich
3 slices 100% whole-wheat
sandwich bread, divided
2 slices deli turkey
3 slices white cheddar cheese, divided 1⁄2 cup shredded carrots
1 round slice cucumber, halved 1 small black olive, sliced
1⁄2 bunch fresh dill
1 Sandwich turkey and 1 cheese slice between 2 bread slices. With sharp paring knife, cut out 4"-wide half-moon shape for body. Using 2" round cookie cutter, cut out circle for head. Cut a thin 3" piece along bottom crust of remaining bread slice for tail; top 3" slices from corners for arms.
2 Place body with straight edge at bottom of plate; arrange arms on body. Place head on top of body; place tail. Spread carrots around head for lion mane.
3 Using 1" round cutter, cut 4 circles from 1 cheese slice. Tuck 2 under head for ears; place 2 on head for cheeks. Cut 3 small pieces from remaining cheese slice; place for tail tip, chin and paws.
4 Arrange 3 flaxseeds on each cheek for whiskers; stick 5 flaxseeds into each cheese paw to create claws. Arrange cucumber halves and 2 olive slices above cheeks for eyes. Place black olive end for nose. Arrange fresh dill under lion feet for grass. Garnish top of plate with cheese clouds and sun, if desired.
Active time: 10 min. Total time: 10 min. Makes: 1