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Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
Get a grip on lunch! Here's a fun recipe for using up those summer garden veggies. Meat-eaters won't even miss the meat in these hefty, fresh-tasting, grilled sandwiches. —Melissa Wilbanks, Memphis, Tennessee


  • 1 small zucchini
  • 1 small yellow summer squash
  • 1 small eggplant
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into rings
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 3 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cut the zucchini, squash and eggplant into 1/4-in.-thick strips; spritz with cooking spray. Spritz onion and red pepper with cooking spray.
  2. Grill vegetables, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm. Grill buns, cut side down, over medium heat for 30-60 seconds or until toasted.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the cheeses, garlic, salt and pepper; spread over bun bottoms. Top with vegetables. Replace bun tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 231 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 438mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 10g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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