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Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

This quick sandwich combines the flavors of fresh zucchini sautéed in balsamic vinegar with the creaminess of roasted red pepper and cannellini bean spread.
Course Lunch, Main Courses
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 274 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 zucchini cut lengthwise 1/2 inch thick strips
  • 4 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup rinsed cannellini beans
  • 1 large roasted red pepper
  • 2 whole-wheat sandwich rolls
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Over medium-high heat, sauté the zucchini strips for about 1 minute (do not overcrowd the pan).
  • Reduce the heat to medium. Add the garlic and balsamic vinegar and stir immediately. Sauté this for about 30 seconds and remove from the heat.
  • Puree the white beans and roasted red pepper.
  • Toast the buns.
  • Spread the pureed beans on the bottom bun, then add the basil, then the zucchini, and finish off with a garnish of black pepper.
  • Spread the pureed beans on the bottom bun, then add the basil, then the zucchini, and finish off with a garnish of black pepper.

Notes

Double-check the veggie broth to make sure it doesn’t contain gluten.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcalProtein: 16gFiber: 11.3g
Keyword nut-free, vegan
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