Grilled Eggplant & Portobello Sandwich

Number of Servings: 4 (308 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.

This veggie sandwich is the perfect vegetarian option for a summer cookout. It’s both delicious and packed with nutrition!


  • 1 clove garlic, mashed into paste
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 eggplant, thickly sliced
  • 2 portobello mushroom caps
  • Cooking spray
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 4 Guiding Star-worthy whole-wheat sandwich rolls
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 large tomato, sliced


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Stir together garlic, mayonnaise, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Coat both sides of eggplant rounds and mushroom caps with cooking spray and season with salt and pepper. Grill the vegetables, turning once, until tender and browned on both sides (3-4 minutes per side). Slice the mushrooms.
  4. Spread the garlic mayonnaise on the sandwich rolls and then layer on the eggplant, mushrooms, arugula and tomato slices.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 308 g

Amount per serving
Calories 235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 640mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 143.7mg 10%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 755mg 15%
Vitamin A 37.4mcg 4%
Vitamin C 12.1mg 15%
Vitamin E 2.1mg 15%
Vitamin K 44.3mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 20%
Niacin 5.9mg 35%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 15%
Folate 72.8mcg 18%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 27.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 1mg 20%
Phosphorus 98.2mg 8%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 36.2mg 8%
Zinc 0.6mg 6%
Selenium 8.4mcg 15%
Copper 0.3mg 30%
Manganese 0.5mg 20%
Chromium 0.4mcg 2%
Molybdenum 9.1mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Eggplant, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Wheat Gluten, Yeast, Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Soybean Oil, Nonfat Milk, Salt, Calcium Propionate And Sorbic Acid To Extend Freshness, Datem, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Monoglycerides, Sesame Seeds), Tomatoes, Portobello Mushrooms, Arugula, Light Mayonnaise (water, Soybean Oil, Modified Food Starch (corn, Potato)(ingredient Not In Mayonnaise), Eggs, Sugar, Salt, Distilled Vinegar, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Sorbic Acid (ingredient Not In Mayonnaise) And Calcium Disodium Edta (used To Protect Quality), Natural Flavor, Paprika Extract, Vitamin E), Cooking Spray (canola Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Palm Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Coconut Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Lecithin From Soybeans (non Stick Agent), Dimethyl Silicone (for Anti-foaming), Rosemary Extract (preservative)), Lemon Juice, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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