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!

Katie Webster
Source: EatingWell.com, December 2017


Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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 Facts

323 calories; protein 26.4g 53% DV; carbohydrates 15.2g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 6.9g; fat 18.2g 28% DV; saturated fat 6.8g 34% DV; cholesterol 76.9mg 26% DV; vitamin a iu 1063.5IU 21% DV; vitamin c 15.3mg 26% DV; folate 44mcg 11% DV; calcium 266.9mg 27% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 76.1mg 27% DV; potassium 745.6mg 21% DV; sodium 416.5mg 17% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 15% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
This was awesome I made no changes but I opted out the mayo... I take it at least 3x's a week for lunch. Read More
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No changes will make this again! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Love this low-carb swap for bread. Read More