Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
We love this recipe because it's easy and vegetarian. Family members assemble their own sandwiches to their liking. -Cara Neth of Fort Collins, Colorado


  • 1 each small green, sweet red and yellow pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 4 hard rolls, split and toasted
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 plum tomato, thinly sliced


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute peppers and onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drizzle with vinegar; toss to coat.
  2. Cut mozzarella cheese into four slices. Combine the mayonnaise and horseradish; spread over cut sides of rolls. Spoon vegetable mixture onto bottom halves; top with cheese.
  3. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with basil leaves and tomato. Replace roll tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 278 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.