4-Ingredient Deli Cucumber Sandwich

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
healthy cucumber sandwich

If you thought that cucumber was just a garnish on your side salad, thank again! We’re bringing this hydrating veggie front and center in a low-carb sandwich recipe that’s simple and satisfying. Featuring just four ingredients and a whole lot of flavor, you can dig into this delicious deli meat sub without a speck of guilt. Cucumber slices are the bread of this sandwich, making it the perfect lunch or healthy snack for your weight loss program.

The best part about this 4-Ingredient Deli Cucumber Sandwich? You get to enjoy TWO whole sandwiches as one delicious serving! This clocks in at just 108 calories and counts as one PowerFuel, one Extra and one Vegetable on the Nutrisystem program. Stay organized with all of your food intake with an easy-to-use app that keeps you on track! The NuMi app by Nutrisystem fits perfectly into your weight loss plan and can help you reach your goals. Click here to log this recipe in the NuMi app! >

We think this dish could make a great low-carb lunch or even an appetizer at your next dinner party. Want to make this healthy recipe a hearty meal? Add in some more non-starchy veggies, like sliced tomatoes, onions or bell peppers. You could even add another PowerFuel by adding an extra serving of deli meat or cheese. Serve it with a SmartCarb like a side of our homemade BBQ Sweet Potato Chips or a slice of our Whole Wheat Herb Focaccia Bread.

Cucumbers are a versatile veggie that we love all year round! Check out some other healthy cucumber recipes below:

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Servings: 2 (1 serving = 2 sandwiches)

Calories per Serving: 108

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 Extra and 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 2 wedges (~4 Tbsp.) of cheese spread, reduced fat
  • 4 slices (~4 oz.) deli turkey or ham, low sodium
  • Black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Remove the ends of the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in half. Cut each half into ¼-inch thick long slices to form the "bread". You should end up with 8 slices.
  2. Blot the cucumber slices with a towel to remove extra moisture.
  3. For each sandwich, use two cucumber slices. Spread one slice with cheese. Top with deli meat and top with the other cucumber slice.
  4. Sprinkle the top of the sandwich with black pepper. Repeat with the remaining cucumber slices.