A diabetic friendly recipe to share, filled with gourmet delicacies.


  • 1 red capsicum, quartered

  • 250g butternut pumpkin, thinly sliced

  • 250g eggplant, cut widthways into 8 slices

  • 1 tbs olive oil

  • 1 zucchini, halved crossways, thinly sliced lengthways

  • ? cup (130g) Weight Watchers Cottage Cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 4 x 115g round sourdough bread rolls

  • 50g 97% fat-free semi-dried tomatoes


  • 1.

    Preheat a chargrill or barbecue over medium-high heat. Toss capsicum with 1 teaspoon oil. Cook, turning occasionally, for 12–15 minutes or until tender and lightly charred. Wrap in foil and set aside to cool slightly. Peel and discard capsicum skin.

  • 2.

    Toss pumpkin and eggplant with half the oil. Cook for 4 minutes each side or until tender and golden. Transfer to a plate. Toss zucchini with remaining oil. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until golden.

  • 3.

    Combine cottage cheese and basil in a bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4.

    Using a serrated knife, trim one-third off the top of each roll. Reserve lids. Remove soft bread from inside each roll, leaving a 1cm-thick shell (see tip).

  • 5.

    Divide half the eggplant among rolls. Top with pumpkin (cutting to fit if necessary), semi-dried tomatoes and cottage cheese mixture. Top with remaining eggplant, followed by zucchini and capsicum, cutting to fit if necessary. Top with reserved lids. Wrap each roll in plastic wrap

  • 6.

    Place rolls on a large plate or a baking tray. Top with another plate or tray and a heavy weight (such as 2–3 cans of food). Refrigerate overnight. Bring to room temperature to serve. 7 ProPoints values per serve.

  • Note:

  • 1.

    Please check with your doctor, dietitian, or diabetes educator as to the suitability of this information for your diabetes management.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 445kj
  • Fat Total 10g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 21g
  • Carbohydrate 69g
  • Sugar 15g
  • Sodium 796mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Recipe provided by Weight Watchers. Each recipe has been developed by a team of qualified nutritionists based on Weight Watchers' scientifically proven and award winning ProPoints system. 

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