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Asparagus Veggie Melts

Asparagus Veggie Melts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2
Looking for a meatless dinner using Pillsbury™ refrigerated French bread? Then try this cheesy asparagus and mushroom sandwich that's ready in 20 minutes.
Updated November 6, 2018

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) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread, 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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
82g
27%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
11g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
35%
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 Choice
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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