Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches Recipe
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Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches Recipe

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Use some of your fresh garden bounty to build these hearty, unique subs. Basil-lemon mayo adds terrific flavor. —Kathy Hewitt, Cranston, Rhode Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 large sweet red peppers
  • 3 medium red onions
  • 3 large zucchini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 submarine buns, split
  • 24 slices cheddar cheese
  • 3 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 3/4 cup hummus

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 773 calories, 37 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 1441 mg sodium, 82 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 29 g protein.


  1. Cut the red peppers into eighths; cut onions and zucchini into 1/2-in. slices. Brush vegetables with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill vegetables in batches, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender. Cool.
  2. Combine the mayonnaise, basil, lemon juice and garlic; spread over bun bottoms. Layer with cheese, grilled vegetables and tomatoes. Spread hummus over bun tops; replace tops. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches in Taste of Home August/September 2010, p28

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"A-maz-ing flavor! The first vegetarian entree my husband ever raved about. I make these all year long by oven roasting the veggies (slice and toss with olive oil; spread on cookie sheet, sprinkle with garlic salt & roast in oven at 450 for 15 to 20 minutes), which locks in the flavor better than broiling them. Serve on lightly toasted ciabatta buns... delish!"

Reviewed Jul. 1, 2011

"I would not make this sandwich as described because of the amount of sodium."

Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

"Delicious vegetarian sandwich. Love it!"

Reviewed Sep. 25, 2010

"The mayo mixture and hummus make this sandwich great!"

Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"Fantastic sandwich! Will make it a regular addition to our cookbook!"

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