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Vegetarian Sandwich

Recipe for Monday, 3/2/98 This week we are featuring complete lunch menus and accompanying recipes from the cookbook Magic Menus for People with Diabetes, a calorie-controlled collection of the “best of” the award-winning Month of Meals series of menu planners. You can order a copy of this and many other cookbooks from our online bookstore or call 1-800-ADA-ORDER (1-800-232-6733). Lunch: 1 Broiled Open-Faced Vegetarian Sandwich 1 small banana Copyright © 1998 American Diabetes Association MC Fortmatted and MC Busted by Barb at PK Recipe by: American Diabetes

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Prep Time: 7-10 minutes
Cooking Time: 2-5 minutes
Yields 1 serving

Dietary exchanges: All lunch menus this week have about 450 calories total and include: 2-3 Starch servings 1-2 Meat or Meat Substitute servings 0-2 Vegetable servings 1 Fruit serving 1 Fat serving Total Fat — 15g Total Carbohydrate — 50g Protein — 22g Some menus have 1 Skim Milk serving instead of 1 Meat or 1 Starch serving. Or 1 Starch serving instead of the Fruit serving.


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  • 2 slices Italian bread; 1 inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons Reduced-calorie margarine
  • Tomato slices
  • Zucchini slices
  • Onion slices
  • Green pepper slices
  • Garlic powder
  • Basil
  • Pepper
  • 2 ounces Part-skim mozzarella cheese

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  1. Spread bread with 1 teaspoon margarine on each. Top with tomato, zucchini, onion, and green pepper slices. Sprinkle with garlic powder, basil, and pepper; top with cheese.
  2. Broil until browned on edges and cheese is melted.