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Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches

  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 35 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 341 1 serving

These grilled veggie sandwiches are great to make anytime, but especially in the summer time, when you can find so many of these veggies at your farmers market.  Our Pace® Picante sauce does double duty as a basting sauce for the veggies and a topping for the sandwich, so you know these sammies will be packed with flavor.  A perfect meal that can be prepped ahead to make weeknight meal planning easier.  Click on “recipe tips” below for complete instructions.


  • 1 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 portobello mushroom
  • 1 small eggplant, sliced lengthwise 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 large green pepper or red bell pepper, cut in half and seeded
  • 4 Pepperidge Farm® Soft White Hoagie Rolls with Sesame Seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese(about 2 ounces)


  • Tips

    • Make Ahead Freezer Meal:
      1. Grill the vegetables as shown above.  Let cool completely, seal in resealable microwavable freezer bags and freeze. (If your freezer bags can't go in the microwave, remove vegetables to a microwaveable plate before reheating.)
      2. Thaw in refrigerator and microwave for 2 on HIGH minutes or until hot.  Or, to reheat from frozen and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes or until hot.
      3. Assemble sandwiches as shown above.
  • Step 1

    Stir the picante sauce, vinegar, oregano and garlic in a small bowl.

  • Step 2

    Lightly oil the grill rack or a grill pan and heat to medium. Grill the mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini and pepper for 15 minutes or until tender, turning halfway through grilling and brushing often with the picante sauce mixture. Slice the mushrooms and the pepper.

  • Step 3

    Serve the vegetables in rolls and top with the cheese. Serve with additional picante sauce.

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Calories 341
Total Fat 9 g
Sat. Fat 3.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 852 mg
Total Carb 53 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Sugar 13 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 14 %DV
Iron 20 %DV
Potassium 17 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.