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Open-Faced Veggie Burger Melts

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Open-Faced Veggie Burger Melts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 2
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Skip the guilt and go for a healthier burger -- a tasty veggie sandwich with Swiss cheese and honey mustard.
Updated Jun 20, 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen soy-protein burgers (from 9-oz box)
  • 4 medium fresh broccoli spears (about 2 1/2 oz)
  • 2 slices whole-grain bread, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons sweet honey mustard
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese (3/4 oz each), cut into 6 strips

Steps

  • 1
    Cook frozen protein burgers as directed on box.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, combine broccoli and 1/4 cup water; cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Drain.
  • 3
    Place toasted bread slices on ungreased cookie sheet; spread each with mustard. Place protein burgers on bread; top with tomato slices and broccoli. Arrange cheese slices on top of broccoli.
  • 4
    Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Soy-protein burgers contain almost 75% less fat than ground beef. The broccoli and tomato add important nutrients, including vitamin C.

Nutrition Information

330 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 26g Protein, 29g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Open­-Faced Sandwich
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
7g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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