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Easy and Satisfying Sandwich Recipe Ideas

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Our all-time favorite sandwiches will brighten up your lunch with flavorful ingredients. This year, we’ve added several new sandwich recipes which are both easy-to-make and satisfying—including our Vermont Farm Sandwich (are you brave enough?), melty Grilled Cheese, and Turkey Green Apple Panini. Take a look!

Let’s start with our easiest sandwich recipes which require the fewest ingredients.

Turkey and Green Apple Panini

Try this fun twist on grilled cheese, which won first prize in an Almanac recipe contest!

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Triple-Play Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This is the ultimate grilled cheese recipe! The combination of cheeses is a home run.

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Vermont Farm Sandwich

Are you brave enough? Our Vermont Farm Sandwich (6 ingredients) may seem simple but it’s deceptively powerful!

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Croque Monsieur

Translated to “Mr. Crunchy,” this scaled-down “croque monsier” is a melty ham and cheese sandwich that delivers a satifying crunch.

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Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Sandwiches 

A fresh tomato, basil, and mozzarella sandwhich is the perfect, healthy, and easy dinner. Added pesto or extra virgin olive oil adds wonderful flavor. And no cooking!


Tangy Turkey Salad With Cranberries

Looking for ways to use leftover turkey or chicken? This recipe for Tangy Turkey Salad is a nice light option with fantastic flavor. Serve on a “lettuce sandwich” or on toast. 

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

French Toast Cordon Bleu

This is hot sandwich that tastes as good as it looks! Top it with real maple syrup for the perfect complement.

French Toast Cordon bleu sandwich. Photo by Brent Hofacker/shutterstock
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Nana’s Brisket Sandwich

Nana’s Brisket Sandwich requires prep time for the brisket; if you have the time, prep the day prior for a mouthwatering lunch!

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Pita Pockets Stuffed with Curried Tuna Salad

This recipe, a spicy new twist for an old favorite, comes from The Sandwich Book, by Judy Gethers, Vintage Books, Random House, New York, 1988.


Super Steak Sandwich

Serve this satisfying sandwich with a fresh green salad for a perfect lunch or supper!


Caribbean Mango Wrap

Our Caribbean Mango Wraps are so flavorful! Stuffed with black beans, sweet potato bites, mango, and spices, these wraps also make a healthy lunch that’s high in protein and fiber. 

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Best Tuna Sandwich Ever


Watch how to “manage the melt” and make the perfect Grilled Cheese.

Get the printable grilled cheese recipe here.

What looks good to you? Tell us your favorite sandwich!

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Senior editor, Sarah Perreault, works on all things Almanac, but is especially proud to be the editor of our Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids series. Read More from Sarah Perreault

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