Cucumber Turkey Sub Sandwich

Cucumber Turkey Sub Sandwich

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From: EatingWell.com, December 2017

When you're craving a sub but you don't want all the carbs, these turkey-and-cheese deli sandwiches on cucumber rolls are a healthy alternative. Hollow out a cucumber and fill it up with your favorite sandwich fillings for a crisp sub with less carbs and calories. Plus, you can easily pack these up for work, school or a picnic—no soggy bread!

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  • 1 large cucumber, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons yellow or brown deli mustard
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces sliced deli turkey breast
  • 1 slice Cheddar cheese or Swiss cheese (about ½ ounce)
  • 3 thin slices tomato
  • 1 thin slice white or red onion
  • Ground pepper to taste

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  1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Lay the cucumber halves cut-side up on a work surface. Spread mustard and mayonnaise on the cut side of the cucumber halves. Layer turkey and cheese on the cucumber. Top with tomato and onion; sprinkle with pepper. Close the sandwich; cut in half before serving.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 sandwich halves
  • Per serving: 323 calories; 18 g fat(7 g sat); 3 g fiber; 15 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein; 44 mcg folate; 77 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,064 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 267 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 416 mg sodium; 746 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (27% daily value), Vitamin C (25% dv), Vitamin A (21% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 2½ lean protein, 2½ vegetable, 1 fat, 1 high-fat protein

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