Tantalize your taste buds with these easy-peasy sandwiches that are bursting with flavor and brimming with nutrients!
Grilled Pineapple & Chicken Buns
Makes 4 sandwiches: 333 calories per sandwich. Save 100 calories by swapping out the bun and enjoy chicken filling over a leafy green salad.
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices fresh pineapple
4 (1.5-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted
1-2 teaspoons Light mayonnaise (optional)
4 large basil leaves
1. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill pan coated with cooking spray; grill 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done, brushing occasionally with lime juice. Grill pineapple 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned.
2. Spread mayonnaise on bottom halves of buns, if desired. Top each with 1 chicken breast half, 1 pineapple slice, 1 basil leaf, and 1 bun top. Serve immediately.
Roasted Red Pepper & Tuna Roll-Ups
Makes 4 servings; 130 calories each.
2 6-ounce cans of tuna packed in water (drained)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup jarred roasted red peppers, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1. In a medium bowl, combine the tuna, pepper, olive oil, peppers, basil leaves, and vinegar. Spread the mixture on a 100-calorie wrap, roll, or sandwich thin for a 230 calorie sandwich.
Adapted from cookinglight.com