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Colorado woman could win national competition with sandwich creation

A woman from Northglenn crafted a unique, nutritious sandwich recipe that is so delicious that she has been named one of 15 finalists in this year’s OROWEAT® “America’s Better Sandwich” contest from a pool of more than 2,900 entries.

From September 26 until October 23, you can help Crystal Schlueter bring home the grand prize dough of $25,000 by casting your vote online at The winner will be announced on National Sandwich Day, November 3.

Schlueter's recipe was selected for the “Open Face” sandwich category in the “America’s Better Sandwich Contest™.”

Moroccan Rainbow Carrot Sandwiches with Spicy Orange Dressing


2 slices of Oroweat Healthfull Flax & Sunflower bread, toasted
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon harissa
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
1/4 teaspoon each of ground coriander & ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch each of salt & black pepper
3 medium assorted rainbow carrots, shaved into long ribbons with a vegetable peeler
1/2 cup loosely packed arugula
2 teaspoon fresh mint, chiffonade
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 tablespoons chopped roasted pistachios
3 tablespoons crumbled feta
1/4 cup roasted garlic hummus


In a medium bowl whisk together the oil, lemon juice, harissa, marmalade coriander, cumin, cinnamon, salt, & pepper. Add the carrots, arugula, mint, & raisins. Toss mixture & let sit for 5 minutes. Gently stir in the pistachios & feta. Spread hummus over each slice of toast, & top with the carrot mixture.