Healthy International Recipe: Danish Smørrebrød

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Smørrebrød, which translates as “butter bread” in Danish, encompasses a broad variety of open-faced sandwiches. Understated, simple, and unpretentious, this Danish national dish exemplifies perfectly the effortless and unfussy Danish sensibility. Easily dressed up or down for a simple lunch or a lavish holiday dinner, Smørrebrød can be suited to any taste. Traditionally built on a slice of hearty, whole-grain bread, Smørrebrød lend themselves to a healthy meal. Use simple, local, and fresh ingredients in building your Smørrebrød spread, and the healthy possibilities are endless. Below are a few suggestions, but feel free to improvise depending on your personal preferences.

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