No need to pile on the deli-counter favorites on these low-calorie 'shroom sandwiches-a little goes a long way. Portobello mushroom caps stand in for bread, perfect for those looking for a gluten-free option. Be sure to serve each sub wrapped in wax paper to keep all the juices contained--then bite with confidence!
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Breadless Italian Sub Sandwich
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 sandwiches
Level:
Intermediate

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
20 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
4 sandwiches
Level:
Intermediate

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: Decorative toothpicks

Position an oven rack in the top third of the oven and preheat the oven broiler.

Remove the stems from the mushrooms and discard. Lay the mushroom caps gill-side-up and use a sharp knife to completely remove the gills (so that the caps will lie flat). Arrange the mushroom caps on a baking sheet, brush all over with 1 tablespoon of oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Broil until the caps are just tender, flipping halfway through, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Allow to cool completely.

Whisk together the vinegar, pepperoncini, oregano, remaining 1 tablespoon oil and a few grinds of black pepper in a small bowl.

Assemble the sandwiches: Arrange one mushroom cap, cut side-up, on a work surface. Fold 1 piece of provolone to fit on top of the cap and repeat with 1 slice each of ham and salami. Top with 1 slice of tomato and about 2 tablespoons of lettuce. Drizzle with some of the pepperoncini vinaigrette. Sandwich with another mushroom cap and secure with a toothpick threaded with an olive. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more sandwiches. Wrap each sandwich halfway in wax paper (this will help catch all the juices) and serve.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Manicotti with Italian Sausage

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli

Turkey Tea Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Classic Italian Bolognese Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Tuna Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Caesar Club Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Cucumber-Butter Tea Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Crab Cupcakes 00:50

Make a splash with these too-cute cupcakes that are a cinch to assemble.

Similar Topics:

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking