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Broiled Vegetable Sandwiches Recipe

Broiled Vegetable Sandwiches Recipe

Tender and crispy vegetables shine in this palate-pleasing sandwich recipe. Served on a warm toasted bun with fresh basil, mayonnaise and a dash of jalapeno pepper, these veggies never had it so good! —Jane Jackson, Randolph, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 6 slices peeled eggplant (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup sliced yellow summer squash (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1/3 cup sliced zucchini (1/4 inch thick)
  • 2 slices red onion (1/4 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 hard rolls, split and toasted
  • 5 teaspoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup julienned roasted sweet red peppers
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the eggplant, yellow squash, zucchini and onion. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Add Italian seasoning and cayenne; toss to coat.
  • 2. If broiling the vegetables, arrange on a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. If grilling the vegetables, transfer to a grill wok or basket. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat or grill, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until tender and lightly browned.
  • 3. Spread roll bottoms with mayonnaise; layer with the basil, spinach, red peppers, tomato and jalapeno. Sprinkle with pepper. Top with vegetables; replace roll tops. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 290 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 869mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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wjc50 User ID: 3218586 55401
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"Please overlook the ridiculous rating by claylady01, who didn't even try the recipe. Try the recipe, then rate it, not the other way around."

jackofalltrades User ID: 6344852 106200
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"I added more jalapenos, we just like more. Great recipe! With fresh veggies I need a new variation. I ate it as a sandwich, hubby is not big on carbs so he ate his plain but loved it also."

ktype User ID: 4188985 59372
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"People, why are you rating a recipe you haven't tried? Stop doing that please."

rudette68 User ID: 3473193 135991
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"I have made similiar but this sounds so good. I am looking forward to making this. If I know me, I will be definately making this a lot. Thanks for the recipe!"

Carrien User ID: 1828510 206271
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"I can't wait to make this. It sounds amazing. I am always looking for things to grill rather than using the oven. I have made something similar but I have never thought to use all of those vegetables."

claylady01 User ID: 7293258 135987
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"this sounds awful and I won't try it but I do love vege's but to make a sandwich from them,sorry no can do!!I will eat my vege's like I always do."

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