Grilled Veggie-Turkey Sandwiches

Delicious sandwich ready in 25 minutes! Hearty grilled turkey and veggies are perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
large red bell pepper, cut into fourths
4
slices red onion, each about 1/4 inch thick
Cooking spray
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
4
large slices sourdough bread (from round loaf), cut in half, or 8 slices sandwich bread
8
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1/4
cup reduced-fat garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese
8
basil leaves
6
oz thinly sliced cooked turkey

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Spray bell pepper pieces and onion slices with cooking spray; sprinkle with garlic powder. Place vegetables on grill. Cover and grill over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until tender; remove from grill. Cut pepper pieces in half.
  • 2 Brush one side of each slice of bread with 1 teaspoon oil. Spread other side of 4 slices of bread with 1 tablespoon cheese. Top each with 2 basil leaves, 1 onion slice, 2 pepper pieces and turkey. Top with another slice of bread, oil side up.
  • 3 Grill sandwiches over medium heat 2 to 4 minutes, turning carefully once, until bread is toasted.

Expert Tips

Add a handful of Bing cherries and veggie sticks to create a healthful lunch or dinner.

Try other types of low-fat deli meat, such as roast beef or chicken, instead of the turkey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.