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Puréed Barbecue Beef Sandwich

1 Serving
Photo of Puréed Barbecue Beef Sandwich Packaging

For lunch or dinner, this sweet and tangy sandwich will leave you wanting more.

Ingredients

2 slices (1 oz) White bread, sliced with crust removed

1/2 cup Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Thickened Water Mildly Thick (Nectar)

1/3 cup Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added

Serving Size

1/3 cup of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added

2 slices of prepared PU4 Bread

Directions

1. Prepare PU4 Bread: Place bread slices on a sheet pan in an even layer. Pour Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Thickened Water Mildly Thick (Nectar) over bread. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate. Allow bread to thoroughly soak for 2–4 hours or overnight.

2. Place Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added in a microwave-safe bowl and cover. Microwave on high for 30–60 seconds until hot and steaming (165°F). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.*

*ALTERNATIVE METHOD: Place Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added in a sauce pan. Heat until hot and steaming (165°F), stirring occasionally. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.

3. Test Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added and prepared PU4 Bread per IDDSI Testing Methods (Puréed Diet, PU4) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test. Refer to IDDSI.org for details.

4. To serve, place 1 slice of prepared PU4 Bread on bottom of serving dish. Top with 1/3 cup of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added and remaining slice of prepared PU4 Bread. May form as an open-faced sandwich, if desired. Serve immediately.

5. Discard any unused portions of prepared recipe.

Presentation Suggestions

1. Cut prepared PU4 Bread into a round or other appealing shapes before soaking. Serve 2 slices per serving. Place 1 slice on bottom of serving dish and another slice to top sandwich. May form as an open-faced sandwich, if desired.

2. Meat is thickened for piping presentation. Before heating, add 1 Tbsp of Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener per 1/3 cup of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added. Heat and hold as instructed above.

3. To thicken Barbecue Sauce for piping presentation, add 1 Tbsp of Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener per 1/4 cup of prepared Barbecue Sauce in a sauce pan. Mix well. Heat sauce on cook top until hot and steaming (165°F), stirring occasionally. Hold at 140°F or higher until served.

4. Pipe ingredients separately using heat resistant pastry bag and piping tips. Pipe Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée – Smoke Flavor Added onto bottom slice of prepared PU4 Bread. Pipe thickened BBQ sauce. Top with remaining slice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 321
Protein 19.39 g
Total Carbohydrates 35.30 g
Total Fat 10.99 g
Sodium 767.88 mg
Cholesterol 43 mg

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