“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches

June 14, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday, vegetables | 2 Comments
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Zucchini, Purple Onion, Mushrooms, Artichoke Hearts, Salad Dressing, Roasted Red Peppers, Cooking Spray, French Rolls, and Sliced Smoked Provolone Cheese. No Meat Needed! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches
Trying a vegetarian approach, or just looking for a meal for Meatless Mondays? These hearty veggie heroes are the perfect centerpiece to a meat-free meal!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Marinating time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 16–22 minutes.

2 zucchini (about 8 inches long), cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1/2 large purple onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices and separated into rings
4 ounces mushrooms, thickly sliced
1/2 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1/2 cup bottled balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
1 jar (7 ounces) roasted red peppers, drained
Cooking spray
9 (2-ounce) French rolls
9 (3/4-ounce) slices smoked provolone cheese

Directions
Yield: 9 sandwiches
Serving size: 1 sandwich

1 – Place zucchini slices, onion rings, mushroom slices, and quartered artichoke hearts into a bowl. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and toss to coat vegetables well. Let mixture stand at room temperature 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Gently toss in red peppers to coat with dressing. Drain vegetables and discard remaining dressing.

2 – Preheat oven to 450°F. Spread out vegetables in a 9″ x 13″ pan coated with cooking spray. Roast vegetables for 15–20 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork; carefully stir halfway through cooking. Warm French rolls. Split rolls and place the bottoms on a baking sheet. Drain liquid off vegetables. Spoon about 1/2 cup vegetables on the bottom of each roll. Top each with a slice of provolone cheese and the other half of the roll. Return to the oven for 1–2 minutes, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 282 calories, Carbohydrates: 36 g, Protein: 12 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 5 g, Sodium: 710 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/roasted-vegetable-sandwiches/

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“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Crunchy Balsamic and Bleu Cheese Veggie Pocket

September 7, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Crunchy Balsamic and Bleu Cheese Veggie Pocket. Easy to prepare and only 167 calories per serving. These are made using Whole Wheat Pita Pocket, Lettuce, Purple Cabbage, Artichoke Hearts, Purple Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Crumbled Bleu Cheese, and Lite Balsamic Vinaigrette. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Crunchy Balsamic and Bleu Cheese Veggie Pocket
If you only have 10 minutes to throw lunch together, you’ll want to try this quick and easy recipe — with its light blend of fresh vegetables and refreshing kick of vinegar, this is the perfect sandwich for a warm spring day!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes

1/2 six-inch diameter whole wheat pita pocket
1 leaf green leaf lettuce
1/4 cup shredded purple cabbage
1 canned whole artichoke heart, quartered
2 teaspoons finely diced purple onion
1 tablespoon finely diced cucumber
2 tablespoons finely chopped tomato
1 tablespoon crumbled bleu cheese
2 teaspoons commercial lite balsamic vinaigrette

Directions
Yield: 1 pocket
Serving size: 1 pocket

1 – Wrap outside of pita pocket in foil or plastic wrap before filling (to prevent the pocket from splitting while stuffing). Place lettuce leaf in pocket, then fill with cabbage, artichoke, onion, cucumber, and tomato. Sprinkle with bleu cheese and drizzle evenly with vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 167 calories, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 462 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/snack/crunchy-balsamic-and-bleu-cheese-veggie-pocket/

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