Asparagus Veggie Melts

Looking for a meatless dinner using Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French loaf? Then try this cheesy asparagus and mushroom sandwich that's ready in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2

Ingredients

6
oz. fresh asparagus spears
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
teaspoon Dijon mustard or brown mustard
1/4
teaspoon dried dill weed
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf, baked as directed on can and sliced in half lengthwise
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
small red bell pepper, cut into thin rings
2
(1 1/2-oz.) slices reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Break or cut off tough ends of asparagus. In 12x8-inch (2-quart) microwave-safe dish, arrange spears with tips in center. Add water; cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.*
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and dill; mix well. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over cut side of each half of bread. Top each sandwich with mushrooms, cooked asparagus and bell pepper rings. Cut cheese into 1-inch-wide strips; arrange over peppers. Place on ungreased broiler pan or cookie sheet.
  • 3 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    560
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    1290mg
    1290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    82g
    82%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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