Grilled Brisling & Asparagus Sandwiches

Prep Time15 min
cook Time 15 min
Time to Table30 min

Here’s a healthy, omega-3 packed Grilled Sandwich. When not in season, replace Asparagus with either Spinach leaves or Green & Yellow Beans (fresh or frozen) .


10 Green asparagus spears
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped parsley
1-2 cloves of garlic - chopped
1/4 tsp (1 mL) grated peel of a lemon
4 slices of whole grain bread
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
2 cans (106g ea.) Clover Leaf Brisling Sardines in Olive Oil
lettuce and tomatoes, garnish


  1. Chop off woody portion of asparagus spears. Boil, until just tender. Then cool in cold water. Remove and dry.
  2. Mix parsley, garlic and lemon peel in a bowl.
  3. Heat olive oil in a sautée pan over medium high heat. Brown bread slices on one side. Drain.
  4. Divide and place the asparagus, sardines and parsley mixture on the un-browned side of two slices of bread. Cover each with remaining two slices, browned side up.
  5. Serve sandwiches for two with garnish of lettuce and tomatoes slices.


per serving
% Daily
Fat43 g66%
Saturated Fat10 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans50%
Cholesterol120 mg
Sodium690 mg29%
Carbohydrate35 g12%
Fibre6 g24%
Sugar8 g
Protein29 g
Vitamin A8%
Vitamin C25%

Claims per serving

Very High Source of Fibre Source of Protein
Source of Vitamin A Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Excellent Source of Calcium Excellent Source of Iron

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