26 tasty sandwiches

Prepare a filling and delicious meal in a flash by thinking outside the box

Chicken, Bacon, and Blue-cheese Sandwiches

Leo Gong, Randy Mon

Chicken, Bacon, and Blue-cheese Sandwiches

Wimpy lunch? Not this knockout sandwich. Crunchy bread gets a creamy kick from blue cheese and mayo; top it with chicken and avocado. It's an extra-special midday pick-me-up, or an all-in-one weeknight dinner.

Recipe:  Chicken, Bacon, and Blue-Cheese Sandwiches

Caprese Melts

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Caprese Melts

Broil these tomato-basil-cheese sandwiches in the oven for a hot meal in minutes.

Recipe:  Caprese Melts 

Toasted Turkey, Brie, and Apple Sandwiches

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Toasted Turkey, Brie, and Apple Sandwiches

Apple butter used as a spread makes these grilled turkey sandwiches special, and apple slices add a little crispness.

Recipe: Toasted Turkey, Brie, and Apple Sandwiches

Roast Beef and Two-Chile Grilled Cheese on Onion Rolls

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Roast Beef and Two-Chile Grilled Cheese on Onion Rolls

We love how spicy this sandwich is, but if you prefer less heat, cut back on the chipotle mayo and the green chiles.

Recipe:  Roast Beef and Two-Chile Grilled Cheese on Onion Rolls

Italian Beef Sandwiches

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Italian Beef Sandwiches

Try dipping these hefty sandwiches in the broth the meat cooks in, or sip the broth alongside.

Recipe:  Italian Beef Sandwiches

BBQ Chicken Salad Subs

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BBQ Chicken Salad Subs

These summer-inspired sandwiches are perfect for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner that works anytime of the year.

You can find most of the ingredients for these quick subs pre-prepped at the grocery store.

Recipe:  BBQ Chicken Salad Subs 

Grilled Fresh Mozzarella and Apricot on Sourdough

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Grilled Fresh Mozzarella and Apricot on Sourdough 

Gooey mozzarella and ripe apricots might seem an odd coupling, but this delicious, tangy-sweet sandwich affirms it's a match made in heaven.

Recipe:  Grilled Fresh Mozzarella and Apricot on Sourdough

 

Avocado, Red Onion, and Prosciutto Sandwiches

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Avocado, Red Onion, and Prosciutto Sandwiches

Mounded with pickled onions and tender prosicutto, this tasty open-faced sandwich is perfect for eating with a knife and fork, but can easily be closed up and packed away for lunch.

Recipe:  Avocado, Red Onion, and Prosciutto Sandwiches

Nicoise on a Roll

James Carrier

Niçoise on a Roll

Here we've stuffed the classic salad into a sourdough roll for a quick and tasty sandwich. 

Recipe:  Niçoise on a Roll

Halibut Salad Sandwiches and Unoaked Chardonnay

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Halibut Salad Sandwiches

Halibut, when baked, chilled, and shredded, makes a good medium for your favorite chicken salad ingredients. This mixture gets served atop honey whole-wheat rolls.

Recipe:  Halibut Salad Sandwiches

Chickpea Sandwiches

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Spicy Chickpea Sandwiches

In the streets of Palermo, Sicily, you'll find panelle, fried chickpea-flour patties served on a roll. Try our simplified version with carrot slaw and spicy lemon mayonnaise for an exceptionally tasty vegetarian sandwich.

Recipe:  Spicy Chickpea Sandwiches

Pressed Italian Sandwiches

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Pressed Italian Sandwiches

These hearty sandwiches pack beautifully for toting along on a tailgate in the fall, and perfect for a picnic or the beach in the summer.

Recipe: Pressed Italian Sandwiches

Spiced Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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Spiced Pulled Pork Sandwiches

We've borrowed the deep-South tradition of pulled pork sandwiches and pointed it in the direction of the Caribbean by using classic Jamaican seasonings: thyme, allspice, and garlic.

Recipe:  Spiced Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Turkey Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions and Charmoula Mayo

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Turkey Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions and Charmoula Mayo

A messy sandwich, but it's a treat. Warm Moroccan spices mix with sweet onions to give turkey a fresh spin.

Recipe:  Turkey Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions and Charmoula Mayo

Tuna Tortas with Pico de Gallo

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Tuna Tortas with Pico de Gallo

We love the way the fresh tastes of cilantro and lime brighten the flavor of canned tuna in this Mexican-style sandwich.

Recipe:  Tuna Tortas with Pico de Gallo 

Sumptuous Egg Salad Sandwiches

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Sumptuous Egg Salad Sandwiches

Pickled onions and melted cucumbers add a bit of bite to smooth and creamy egg salad.

Recipe:  Sumptuous Egg Salad Sandwiches

Grilled Pastrami, Swiss, and Sweet Onion Marmalade on Rye

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Grilled Pastrami, Swiss, and Sweet Onion Marmalade on Rye

Make the marmalade ahead so you can whip these babies out in just a few minutes. Leftover marmalade is also terrific on pork chops and roast beef.

Recipe:  Grilled Pastrami, Swiss, and Sweet Onion Marmalade on Rye

Golden Gate Grilled Cheese

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Golden Gate Grilled Cheese 

This version is like a Monte Cristo ― only better. The parmesan crust is pure genius.

Recipe:  Golden Gate Grilled Cheese

Crazed Mom’s easy steak and garam masala naan-wiches

Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

Crazed Mom’s Easy Steak and Garam Masala Naan-wiches 

Necessity is the mother of great inventions ― definitely true when it comes to this tasty recipe, created by a mom in a hurry who wasn't willing to sacrifice taste. 

Recipe:  Crazed Mom’s Easy Steak and Garam Masala Naan-wiches

Turkey Sandwiches with Roasted Romas Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula-Walnut Pesto

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Turkey Sandwiches with Roasted Romas Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula-Walnut Pesto

Roasting concentrates the flavors of the romas, making them an intense foil for fresh mozzarella.

Recipe:  Turkey Sandwiches with Roasted Romas Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula-Walnut Pesto

Honey-Rosemary Lamb Sandwich

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Honey-Rosemary Lamb Sandwich

This jazzed up version of a sloppy-joe is miles away from the canned stuff, but just as quick. Fresh rosemary, honey and garlic add depth of flavor to the sauce, while goat cheese and baby spinach round out the sandwich and compliment the lamb beautifully.

Recipe:  Honey-Rosemary Lamb Sandwich

Jerk-spiced Turkey Picnic Loaf

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Jerk-spiced Turkey Picnic Loaf

How to update tired meatloaf? Start with ground turkey instead of beef, then add tropical jerk flavors from the Caribbean, and finally, swathe the loaf in thin slices of prosciutto.

Recipe:  Jerk-spiced Turkey Picnic Loaf

Hoi An-style Oven-crisped Pork Sandwich

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Hoi An-style Oven-crisped Pork Sandwich

This sandwich is a specialty of Hoi An, a charming old fishing village in central Vietnam. Its interplay of textures - cold cuts,  ground pork, greens, and cucumbers - is distinctive.

Recipe:  Hoi An-style Oven-crisped Pork Sandwich

Vietnamese-style sandwich

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Vietnamese-style Turkey Subs

Try using less expensive dark meat in this sandwich; it will stand up well to the pungent dressing.

Recipe:  Vietnamese-style Turkey Subs

Turkey Chutney Sandwich

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Turkey Chutney Sandwich

Inject some zip in your average turkey sandwich with a dollop or two of tangy chutney and slivers of fresh pear or apple.

Recipe:  Turkey Chutney Sandwich

BBT (Bacon Basil Tomato) Sandwich

Christine Schmidhofer

BBT (Bacon Basil Tomato) Sandwich

Here's a fun twist on the classic BLT: Instead of lettuce, sub in 4 to 6 basil leaves. We recommend Sunset's Red Horizon tomato for this recipe, its meaty, heart-shaped fruit is perfect for sandwiches.

Recipe:  BBT (Bacon Basil Tomato) Sandwich

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