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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!

Source: EatingWell.com, December 2017


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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

2 sandwich halves
323 calories; protein 26.4g; carbohydrates 15.2g; dietary fiber 2.7g; sugars 6.9g; fat 18.2g; saturated fat 6.8g; cholesterol 76.9mg; vitamin a iu 1063.5IU; vitamin c 15.3mg; folate 44mcg; calcium 266.9mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 76.1mg; potassium 745.6mg; sodium 416.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

2 1/2 lean protein, 2 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1 high-fat protein