Vegetarian Hero Sandwiches
  • 1 24-inch whole-wheat or plain baguette
  • 4ounces skim mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado, thinly sliced
  • 1teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 large radishes, thinly sliced
  • A handful of fresh baby spinach leaves
  • A handful of fresh alfalfa sprouts
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. To make vinaigrette, place all ingredients in a jar and shake well.
  2. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Pull out half of the interior on one of the bread halves, forming a hollow. Place mozzarella in the hollow. Toss sliced avocado with lemon juice, then layer avocado, tomato, cucumber, red bell pepper, and radishes on top of cheese. Top with spinach and sprouts. Drizzle 3–4 tablespoons vinaigrette over vegetables and top with remaining bread half. Slice into six sections. Wrap each section in foil and keep chilled.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Hero Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 756mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 77g 26%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Protein 18g 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 490 cal, 24% fat cal, 13g fat, 4g sat fat, 10mg chol, 18g protein, 77g carb, 8g fiber, 756mg sodium