Egg and Olive Salad Sandwich for Mechanical Soft Diet

TOTAL TIME REQUIRED: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 boiled, peeled eggs, finely chopped

1/4 cup of chopped green olives with pimentos

1 Tablespoon of Mayonnaise

4 slices of soft bread

Instructions:

Mix the eggs, olives, and mayonnaise together.

Spread half of the mixture on each of two slices of bread.

Place the other slice of bread on top of each sandwich.

Makes two full sandwiches, or three if you prefer less filling for each sandwich.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jolie Parker, M.S.CCC-SLP is a speech language pathologist who specializes in treating patients with dysphagia (swallowing problems). She is a co-inventor of the ISO Swallowing Exercise Device, co-owner of Alternative Speech and Swallowing Solutions, and she provides home speech language pathology therapy visits to children and adults in the Orlando, FL area. Many dysphagia patients have been able to transition from PEG tube, NPO, pureed diet, mechanical soft diet, and/or thickened liquids back to regular foods and liquids with her dysphagia treatment method.