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Grilled Veggie Sandwich – TypeFree Diabetes

Grilled Veggie Sandwich

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Number of Servings:
6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2


  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 6 large Portobello mushrooms
  • 6 large red bell peppers
  • 6 slices red onion, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup low fat Mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. Begin by grilling all the vegetables carefully so they do not fall apart.
  2. Once the vegetables are grilled, place them on the bottom half of the buns.
  3. Sprinkle the veggies with the cheese letting them melt onto the veggies.
  4. Place the top on your sandwich. If desired, wrap whole sandwich in aluminum foil
    and place on warm grill to melt the cheese even more.
  5. Serve warm with carrots and cucumbers as sides. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe

Amount Per Serving Calories

190 Calories from Fat 20 % Daily Value (DV)*

Total Fat 3g 4%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 280mg 12%

Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%

Dietary Fiber 7g 28%

Sugars 8g

Protein 9g

Vitamin A 190%

Vitamin C 520%

Calcium 15%

Iron 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0

Vegetables: 3

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 0

Carbs: 1

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included. Source:
5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov


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