grilled zucchini sandwich cilantro mayo
  • (2 Tbsp.) reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • (2 Tbsp.) chopped fresh cilantro
  • (2 Tbsp.) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • (1 medium) zuchinni, cut into eight 1/2 in. slices
  • (1/2 tsp.) garlic salt
  • (8 slices) whole-grain bread
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • (1/3 cup) roasted red peppers, sliced
  • (1 small) red onion, thinly sliced



Grilled Zucchini Sandwich w/Cilantro Mayo

Grilled zucchini layered with mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers and cilantro mayonnaise on toasted whole grain bread.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes


  1. 1Preheat outdoor grill or indoor griddle to medium-high heat.
  2. 2In a small bowl, combine mayo and cilantro. Pour olive oil into a small bowl. Use a pastry brush to coat one side of each zuchinni slice, then sprinkle with garlic salt. Place on grill for 5 minutes.
  3. 3Meanwhile, brush one side of each slice of bread with oil. Flip zuchinni, brush with oil, top with cheese. Grill
    another 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  4. 4Place bread on grill, toast one minute on each side. Slather each grilled slice of bread with mayo, two zuchinni slices, onions and red peppers. Top with another slice of bread, cut and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 317
  • Total Fat 16 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 30.9 g
  • Protein 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol — mg
  • Sodium — mg
  • Fiber — g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.