On
Newsstands
Now
Current Issue

Best Bites: Spuntino’s Sabroso Sandwich

|

Anyone who says a vegetarian sandwich is a boring, uninspired choice, hasn’t had the sabroso at Spuntino. This seemingly simple combination of roasted sweet potatoes, Haystack Mountain goat cheese, caramelized onions, and organic sprouts belies an exquisite, chef-driven flavor combination. (And, really, this shouldn’t come as a surprise since John Broening and Yasmin Lozada-Hissom of Duo and Olivéa are Spuntino’s masterminds.)

The sweet potatoes are soft and earthy, the cheese is creamy and slightly musky, the onions jammy, and the sprouts (just a few, thank you very much) give bright snap to each bite. Stack all that on salty, herby foccacia and you’ve got a memorable and bold dish.

Advertisement

Bonus: Bookend your meal with the farm egg salad—organic spring greens, warm pancetta vinaigrette, and a poached farm egg—and a refreshing orange-fennel popsicle.

2639 W. 32nd Ave., 303-433-0949

Amanda M. Faison, 5280 Contributor

Freelance writer Amanda M. Faison spent 20 years at 5280 Magazine, 12 of those as Food Editor.

Recommended for You

Newsletter Signup

Keep me up to date on the latest trends and happenings around Denver. 5280 has a newsletter for everyone. Sign Up