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Nutritional Recipes

Shredded Veggie Pizza Sandwiches

Written by COA Nutrition Team On February 22, 2019

The shredded vegetables are a fun and colorful addition to a classic grilled cheese sandwich, and make them super healthy too!


  • 1 medium green bell pepper
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 4 oz. of mozzarella cheese
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 8 slice of bread, whole wheat is preferred
  • 1/2 cup of spaghetti or marinara sauce (use our veggie-packed recipe)


  1. Heat a sauté pan to medium high.
  2. Shred Zucchini and carrots, slice bell peppers and shred mozzarella.
  3. Lay bread out – on one side add a few spoonfuls of marinara sauce.
  4. Top with bell pepper rings, shredded zucchini, shredded carrots and cheese.
  5. Top with other slice of bread.
  6. Spray the pan with cooking spray.
  7. Add sandwiches, and spray the tops of the sandwiches with cooking spray.
  8. Cook on each side 1-2 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  9. Cut into fourths and wrap in tin foil to send to school, or eat right away.

Tips of the Month MOBILE

Planning Ahead Tip of the Month

“Have a few “Sheet Pan” go-to dinner recipes”

We have all experienced those busy nights when dinner has to happen in 30 minutes or less with minimal dishes or its just going to be a cereal for dinner kind of night. Weeknight dinners should be something that isn’t complicated, but can still be balanced and filling. Sheet pan dinners provide a way to give your family exactly that!

When you eat at home, you are guaranteed to have more veggies and overall nutrition in your dinner. If you haven’t made a sheet pan dinner yet, try one this week!

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