Source: "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association and CanolaInfo | Catégorie: Plats principaux, Diabétique, Santé du cœur

Cajun Pile Ups with Pepper Sauce

Reminiscent of New Orleans, these sandwiches are ragin' with flavor from the hot sauce and banana pepper.

Cajun Pile Ups with Pepper Sauce


  • Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp canola oil 20 mL
  • 2 tsp Louisiana-style hot sauce 10 mL
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar 10 mL
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves 1 mL
  • Sandwich
  • 1/2 of (16 oz/ 500g) loaf multigrain Italian bread, cut into 8 slices
  • 4 cups (about 2 oz/ 60g) loosely packed, torn romaine pieces 1 L
  • 2 Tbsp (1 - 2 oz/ 30 - 60 g) pickled mild banana pepper rings, drained 30 mL
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 4 slices and then halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 125 mL
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 lb deli-sliced lean ham 125 g
  • 2 thin slices (1 1/2 oz/ 50 g) reduced-fat Swiss cheese, cut in half


  • 1. Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and stir until completely blended.
  • 2. Drizzle one side of each bread slice with sauce and top four bread slices (sauce side up) with equal amounts of filling ingredients in the order listed, beginning with torn lettuce. Top with remaining bread slices (sauce side down), press down slightly, and cut each sandwich in half diagonally.


4 servings


2 halves


Per Serving

Lipides10 g
Gras saturés2 g
Cholestérol20 mg
Glucides30 g
Fibres5 g
Protéines18 g
Sodium530 mg