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Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Hero

Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Hero Photo: Travis Rathbone

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-oz) chicken cutlets
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (6-oz) red or orange bell pepper, quartered
  • 1 small (4-oz) zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 small (5-oz) eggplant, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 4 (3-oz) whole-wheat hoagie rolls, split lengthwise
  • 4 teaspoons store-bought olive tapenade
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Preparation


1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Rub chicken with 1 tsp oil and sprinkle with a pinch each salt and pepper; grill 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.

2. Toss cut vegetables with remaining 2 tsp oil and a pinch each salt and pepper; grill 5 to 7 minutes per side until tender.

3. Slice chicken. Spread rolls with tapenade, and fill with chicken, vegetables, and basil, if desired.



    For this Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Hero, choose sweet red or orange bell peppers for a colorful way to add 11 times more beta-carotene.
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 377
Fat per serving: 10.3g
Saturated fat per serving: 1.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Protein per serving: 26g
Carbohydrate per serving: 49g
Fiber per serving: 9g
Cholesterol per serving: 47mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 514mg
Calcium per serving: 122mg

Good to Know

Forget the regular ol’ green peppers. Choose sweet red or orange instead for a colorful way to add 11 times more beta-carotene.