vegetarian pizza sub // cait's plate

vegetarian pizza sub

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 sub 1x
  • Category: lunch


this easy vegetarian pizza sub is a fun new way to enjoy your the flavors of your favorite veggie-loaded pizza! done in just minutes and completely customizable based on what you have on hand.



  • 1 wheat sub roll, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled & minced
  • 57 thinly sliced zucchini rounds
  • 57 thinly sliced summer squash rounds
  • 12 bunches fresh baby spinach, stems removed
  • 5 thinly sliced red onion rings
  • 710 slices bell pepper
  • 34 thinly sliced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese
  • Dried oregano
  • Salt & pepper
  • Marinara sauce
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil to a large non-stick sauté pan over medium low heat and gently sauté zucchini, squash, spinach, onion and pepper (about 1-2 minutes, until just tender).  Set aside.
  3. Add minced garlic to 2-3 tablespoons olive oil.
  4. Lay sub roll open and brush both sides with the garlic oil.
  5. Spread ~2 tablespoons sauce on either side of the roll.
  6. Top either side with half the fresh fresh mozzarella.
  7. Layer on sautéed veggies and tomato then top with shredded parmesan and remaining fresh mozzarella.
  8. Bake for 7-8 minutes (or until cheese is melted and sub is toasted).
  9. Remove from the oven and top with dried oregano or freshly minced basil, salt & pepper.
  10. Serve with marinara sauce for dipping.

Keywords: sub, vegetarian, lunch, pizza

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