Cucumber Sub Sandwiches


No bread required for these cucumber sub sandwiches. Instead the cucumber acts as the bread and holds all the delicious goodness inside. The beauty of this sandwich is you can make it with your favorite luncheon meats and cheese.

This makes a great light lunch or dinner. You get protein and veggies all in one meal. Add a warm soup to start off with and then finish with a healthy dessert.

With only 3 FreeStyle SmartPoints, you won't go over your allowances with this sandwich. Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

Cucumber Sub Sandwich

These sub sandwiches can get a little slippery with all the moisture in the cucumbers. Try making these as an open face sandwich and just pick up each half and enjoy.

Recipe Type:

Sandwich, Main Dish

Degree of Difficulty:

Very Easy


  • 4 each cucumber, large
  • 8 slices turkey breast luncheon meat slices
  • 8 slices roast beef luncheon meat
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese, low fat
  • 2 slices cheddar cheese, low fat
  • 2 tbs thousand Island, fat free


  1. Peel skins off of cucumbers (optional)
  2. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  3. Scoop out part of the cucumber to make a concave.
  4. On each sandwich, add 2 slices of roast beef, folded in half.
  5. Place 2 slices of turkey luncheon meat on top of roat beef, folding in half.
  6. Add a 1/2 slice each of the Swiss cheese and cheddar cheese.
  7. Top with 1/2 tablespoon of Thousand Island dressing.
  8. Cut in half and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: n/a

Nutrition Facts

The nutrition facts shown below for the cucumber sub sandwich are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 1 sandwich
Calories 189
Total Fat 6.4g
      Sat Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 49.8mg
Sodium 819.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 8.2g
      Fiber 2.0g
      Sugar 6.3g
Protein 24.5g

Weight Watchers Points

3 pts
4 pts
4 pts
4 pts

The cucumber and turkey breast slices were not used for the calculation of the Freestyle SmartPoints. All other points do not include the cucumber.


Hold tight when picking these up and eating as the ingredients tend to slide off the cucumber.

Check out these 7 health benefits of cucumber from Health Line.

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