Note: This recipe is especially for teens with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.
You can make this sandwich ahead of time to take along with you. It's packed with protein and has only 2 carbohydrate exchanges.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Serving size: 1 sandwich
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
25 g protein
17 g fat
10 g sat. fat
33 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
64 mg cholesterol
1083 mg sodium
338 mg calcium
1 mg iron
2 carbohydrate exchanges
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
You can use a variety of meats with little effect on carbohydrate content.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
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