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Vegetable Cream Cheese Sandwiches

vegetable cream cheese sandwiches
  • (1/2 cup) seedless cucumber, finely chopped
  • (7 oz. bottle) roasted red bell peppers, drained and finely chopped
  • (3/4 cup) "1/3-less-fat" cream cheese, softened
  • (1/3 cup) block-style fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • (3 Tbsp.) red onion, minced
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1 clove) garlic, minced
  • (8 slices) whole-grain bread
  • (8) romaine lettuce leaves

Vegetable Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Cucumber and red peppers mixed with soft cream cheese and served on whole-grain bread with lettuce.

Preparation Time
About 15 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking required


  1. 1Drain excess moisture from cucumber and bell peppers by placing them on heavy-duty paper towels. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, use a fork to stir together vegetables, cheeses, onion, salt and garlic.
  3. 3Top 4 bread slices with 1/2 cup vegetable mixture, 2 lettuce leaves and remaining bread slices. Cut in half and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 356
  • Total Fat 11.9 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 43.6 g
  • Protein 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol 36 mg
  • Sodium 875 mg
  • Fiber 4.1 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.