Food on the Run: Potbelly Sandwich Shop

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What happens when an antique shop needs to bolster their business? They add sandwiches and homemade desserts to their unique atmosphere and create the Potbelly Sandwich Shop. What started as a unique offbeat dining sensation on Lincoln Avenue in Chicago has turned into a national franchise home run with over 200 restaurants today. 

Potbelly Sandwich Shops have the charm and heritage of an antique shop while providing nutrition, earth, and neighborhood conscious food and service. With many options on the menu and the ability to specialize any order the way you like it, the choices are endless. In our ongoing Food on the Run series, here is some of the better nutrient wise choices you might want to consider next time you are in the mood for a sandwich with nostalgia.

Sandwiches

Turkey Breast Original Sandwich on multigrain wheat bread with no cheese or toppings
Calories – 395
Fat – 5 grams
Sodium – 1,550 mg
Carbohydrate – 57 grams
Fiber – 6 grams
Protein – 29 grams
 
T-K-Y Skinny Sandwich on multigrain bread without cheese or toppings
Calories – 270
Fat – 4 grams
Sodium – 1,048 mg
Carbohydrate – 41 grams
Fiber – 4 grams
Protein – 26 grams
 
Hammie Skinny Sandwich on multigrain bread without cheese or toppings
Calorie – 305
Fat – 8 grams
Sodium – 757 mg
Carbohydrate – 40 grams
Fiber – 4 grams
Protein – 21 grams
 
Mushroom Melt Vegetarian Skinny Sandwich on multigrain bread with Cheddar, Provolone and Swiss cheese
Calories – 380
Fat – 15 grams
Sodium – 732 mg
Carbohydrate – 40 grams
Fiber – 2 grams
Protein – 21 grams
 
Salads

Chickpea Veggie Salad with Bleu cheese
Calories – 280
Fat – 13 grams
Sodium – 704 mg
Carbohydrate – 23 grams
Fiber – 7 grams
Protein – 17 grams

Farmhouse Vegetarian Salad
Calories – 200
Fat – 12 grams
Sodium – 478 mg
Carbohydrate – 9 grams
Fiber – 4 grams
Protein – 13 grams
 
Non-Fat Vinaigrette Dressing
Calories – 50
Fat – 0 grams
Sodium – 400 mg
Carbohydrate – 12 grams
Fiber – 0 grams
Protein – 0 grams
 
Soup

Bowl of Garden Vegetable Soup
Calories – 105
Fat – 0 grams
Sodium – 1,097 mg
Carbohydrate – 24 grams
Fiber – 3 grams
Protein – 3 grams
 
Bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup
Calories – 140
Fat – 2 grams
Sodium – 1,646 mg
Carbohydrate – 17 grams
Fiber – 0 grams
Protein – 10 grams
 
Cup of Chili
Calories – 230
Fat – 9 grams
Sodium – 800 mg
Carbohydrate – 21 grams
Fiber – 7 grams
Protein – 16 grams
 
Cup of Southwestern Chicken Soup
Calories – 190
Fat – 10 grams
Sodium – 1,080 mg
Carbohydrate – 15 grams
Fiber – 2 grams
Protein – 9 grams
 
On the Go and Side items

Hard-boiled Egg – 2 pack
Calories – 160
Fat – 11 grams
Sodium – 420 mg
Carbohydrate – 1 gram
Fiber – 0 grams
Protein – 13 grams
 
Seasonal Fruit
Calories – 125
Fat – 0 grams
Sodium – 11 mg
Carbohydrate – 33 grams
Fiber – 2 grams
Protein – 2 grams
 
Tomato Cucumber Salad
Calories – 155
Fat – 11 grams
Sodium – 216 mg
Carbohydrate – 3 grams
Fiber – 2 grams
Protein – 9 grams
 
Coleslaw
Calories – 140
Fat – 8 grams
Sodium – 450 mg
Carbohydrate – 16 grams
Fiber – 1 gram
Protein – 1 gram
 
Mini Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie
Calories – 100
Fat – 4 grams
Sodium – 60 mg
Carbohydrate – 14 grams
Fiber – 0 grams
Protein – 1 gram
 
You can also use the Potbelly meal calculator to find other sandwich and meal combinations that meet your specific nutritional plan. Although Potbelly Sandwich Shops are currently only in about 14 states, there may be one near you or close by when you are traveling.
 
Have you ever heard of the Potbelly Sandwich Shop? They started in an antique shop, what unique location do you think would make a great place for a sandwich shop.


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