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    The 40 BEST Sandwich Recipes

    Sometimes we just want a meal between a couple of slices of bread. If that describes you, we have you covered!

    We’ve compiled this great list of easy Sandwich Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet for you to try. There’s just so many to choose from!

    You’ll find basic cold cut sandwiches, hearty hot sandwiches, light meatless options, your classic mayo based salad sandwiches and so much more.

    Go through all of these great types of sandwiches, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Enjoy…

    The 40 BEST Sandwich Recipes.

    Our Favorite Sandwiches

    1. Classic Reuben Sandwich

    Ah, the classic Reuben… Make this irresistible deli delight in your very own home. It’s fast, easy and oh so satisfying! This is one of our very favorite sandwich recipes.

    Get the Recipe: Reuben Sandwich

    2. Po’ Boys

    Po’ boy… New Orleans’ most famous sandwich. That over stuffed sandwich on flaky French bread with fixings of your choice… Mmm. Our go to Po’ boy is mostly the one overflowing with a ridiculous amount of perfectly fried shrimp with Cajun flavorings.

    Get the Recipe: Shrimp Po’ Boy

    3. Salmon Burgers

    This easy Salmon Burgers recipe is a winner! These salmon burgers are not only healthy, but they’re also unbelievably delicious. 

    They’re great for a weeknight dinner, or to impress guests. And you can easily prep them ahead of time, so all they need is a quick sear or grill and dinner is on the table in no time.

    Get the Recipe: Salmon Burgers

    4. BBQ Chicken Sandwich

    Our easy BBQ Chicken Sandwiches is made with slow cooker shredded chicken and creamy coleslaw on a toasted bun. They’re perfect for parties and get togethers!

    Get the Recipe: BBQ Chicken Sandwich

    5. Chicken Gyro Sandwich

    These chicken gyros are awesome, and if you like Greek, you’ll love these Greek chicken gyros! They’re an easy, make-ahead recipe, that lets you marinate the chicken ahead of time, so the gyros can easily be made when you want them.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Gyros

    6. BLT Sandwich

    This delicious BLT Sandwich recipe is one of the most popular sandwiches. With crispy bacon, fresh lettuce, tomato, avocado, and a 3 ingredient sauce, sandwich sauce makes this BLT recipe more flavorsome. I am sure you will love it!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    7. Crockpot French Dip

    The French Dip is one of the best sandwiches ever! Thinly sliced roast beef piled high with provolone cheese on crusty bread. Don’t forget the au jus!

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    8. Smoked Salmon Sandwiches

    Looking for healthy lunch? This is it if you have some smoked salmon lingering in your refrigerator. Make a tall sandwich with cream cheese, avocado , tomatoes, radishes and sprouts with your favorite smoked salmon. This one is full of flavor and very fulfilling.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    9. Club Sandwich

    This Club Sandwich is a real classic. It has turkey, ham and bacon loaded along with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and mayo all layered on fresh baked bread, which is grilled or toasted to a perfection. This is a sandwich you’re definitely gonna enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    10. Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    Here’s a vintage and classic comfort food. This Grilled Cheese Sandwich is everyone’s childhood favorite, and for good reason!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    11. Egg Salad Sandwich

    This Egg Salad Sandwich is another classic that never gets old. It’s also a great meal prep option, just make a big batch of the egg salad.

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    12. Italian Sub Sandwich

    Italian subs are a classic lunch. They’re so meaty and flavorful! This one is made of crispy bread that’s layered with mayonnaise or Italian dressing, and it’s filled with provolone cheese, ham, salami, and mortadella.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    13. Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Here’s another real classic. This Tuna Salad Sandwich is the best one you will try. Tuna salad is made with an easy mix of tuna, mayo, hard boiled eggs and onions. It’s topped with tomatoes, lettuce and then you can assemble it on any variety of bread. This is a simple and tasty sandwich which everyone will love!

    Get the Recipe @ simplyhomecooked

    14. Chicken Salad Sandwich

    This Chicken Salad Sandwich is super quick, made with shredded pre-cooked chicken. The salad also featured grapes and cashews, giving it a nice variety of flavors and textures.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandbaker

    15. Caprese Panini with Avocado Basil Pesto

    This Caprese Panini with Avocado Basil Pesto is one of our favorite sandwiches. The flavor combination of caprese and pesto is outstanding, and makes for a great summer lunch.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    16. Lobster Roll Sandwich

    These Maine lobster rolls are fantastic! Lobster salad is piled high on buttery toasted rolls. This may be the best sandwich you’ve ever eaten!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    17. Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions and Brie

    This sandwich is a perfect lunch after a juicy steak night. It’s piled high with tender slices of beef, caramelized onion, and brie cheese. Simply Fantastic!!

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    18. Danish Open-Faced Sandwiches – Smørrebrød Recipe

    These Danish open-faced sandwiches, or Smørrebrød, are a fun way to feed a crowd. The post includes recipes for several different sandwiches, so you can put on an impressive spread.

    Get the Recipe @ whereismyspoon

    19. Croque Monsieur

    Croque Monsieur is the French answer to a ham and cheese sandwich. It has gruyere, parmesan, ham and béchamel sauce. The sandwich is grilled, then topped with more béchamel and cheese, and broiled to perfection.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    20. Guacamole Breakfast Sandwich

    This Guacamole Breakfast Sandwich is a great way to start your day! Fried eggs with crispy bacon and flavorful guacamole on toasty bread. You can’t get much better than that!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    21. The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

    Here’s the best breakfast you will ever have. You can easily make this with croissants, creamy scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, guacamole and simple garlic butter tomato sauce. You will love it!

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    22. Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

    Philly Cheese Steak is a famous sandwich from Philadelphia. It has ribeye steak, caramelized onion, bell peppers and provolone cheese all and loaded into a hoagie roll. Awesome sandwich recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    23. Roast Beef Panini Recipe

    If you need more sandwich recipes in your cookbook, take a look at this roast beef panini recipe. It looks and tastes like something from a gourmet restaurant, but it can be made easily and quickly right in your own home. What’s better than that?

    Get the Recipe @ shewearsmanyhats

    24. Veggie and Hummus Sandwich

    This Veggie and Hummus Sandwich recipe is a light, meatless sandwich. It’s packed with a big variety of veggies, for plenty of flavor and nutrition.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    25. Easy Cuban Sandwich

    This Cubano is one of the best sandwiches ever! It’s layered with roast pork, smoky ham, swiss cheese, pickles and mustard, then the whole sandwich is grilled. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    26. Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich

    This Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich recipe is so easy. It has juicy chicken, crispy bacon, avocados and a simple 3 ingredient mustard sauce that takes this sandwich to another level. I’m sure you will love it.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    27. Beef Shawarma Sandwich

    This Beef Shawarma recipe is a must try for grilling season! The shawarma meat is marinated in aromatic spices, grilled, and tucked into a warm pita with crisp vegetables.

    Serve it with Greek salad and tzatziki sauce.

    Get the Recipe @ savorthebest

    28. Crispy Chicken Sandwich

    Craving some great crispy chicken sandwich? We have the recipe for you! These are super easy to build and they will be polished off in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    29. Banh Mi Sandwich

    This sandwich is loaded with incredible flavors. Banh Mi sandwich is one of the very popular Vietnamese dishes. It’s served on a French baguette roll, with thinly sliced marinated grilled pork, pickled veggies, cilantro, mayo and chilies.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    30. Meatloaf Sandwich

    In this recipe, thick slices of meatloaf are served on buttered crusty bread and accompanied by cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion. Who wouldn’t want that for lunch?

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    31. Grilled Peanut Butter Nutella and Banana Sandwich

    If you want a sweet treat for breakfast, you have to try this Grilled Peanut Butter Nutella and Banana Sandwich. It tastes amazing, and really sticks to your ribs to keep you going for hours.

    Get the Recipe @ ohsweetbasil

    32. Muffuletta Sandwich

    The Muffaletta Sandwich is a delicious New Orleans invention filled with olive salad, cheese, and a variety of meats, all on a loaf of Italian bread. It’s quite hefty and loaded with meats.

    Get the Recipe @ laurafuentes

    33. Monte Cristo Sandwich

    A Monte Cristo Sandwich is like a combination of a ham and cheese sandwich and French toast! Your sandwich is loaded with ham, gruyere cheese, and condiments, then dipped in egg and grilled. What a great idea!

    Get the Recipe @ shewearsmanyhats

    34. Caprese Sandwich

    This Caprese Sandwich is a great summer sandwich. It’s loaded with fresh tomatoes, arugula, fresh mozzarella and drizzled balsamic glaze. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ ohsweetbasil

    35. Roast Beef Sandwich

    This Roast Beef Sandwich is inspired by Arby’s. Thinly sliced roast beef piled high on a bun, then topped with a cheesy sauce. This one is hard to beat.

    Get the Recipe @ spoonforkbacon

    36. Tuna Melt

    The classic tuna melt is like a fusion of two of the best sandwiches: tuna salad and grilled cheese. It’s a great recipe, and will be one of your favorite canned tuna recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    37. Sloppy Joes

    Sloppy Joes… Saucy, meaty, sweet, and savory. This American classic sure does live up to its name! It’s a meal that everyone will approve of, while barely taking any effort to make it happen. So grab a plate, a napkin (or ten), and get ready to put together this spectacular dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ thereciperebel

    38. Best Patty Melt Ever

    This Classic Patty Melt Recipe is an all-American classic sandwich. There’s nothing better than a good, meaty, beefy burger that is topped with caramelized onions, melted cheese and served toasted on delicious rye bread.

    Get the Recipe @ amandacooksandstyles

    39. Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

    These Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches are going to be your new favorite lunch. Topped with plenty of peppers and sauce, be sure to bring some napkins!

    Get the Recipe @ simplywhisked

    40. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich

    This Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich recipe is so easy to make, it’ll be your favorite summer treat! They have a brownie-like crust, and can be filled with any ice cream flavor you prefer!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    So there you go, forty amazing homemade Sandwich Recipes. Which one are you going to try first?

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    The 40 BEST Sandwich Recipes

    This great collection of easy Sandwich Recipes will give you plenty of tasty ideas for you lunches and other handheld meals. We love this classic Reuben:


    • 8 slices rye bread
    • 1 lb corned beef, sliced and warmed
    • 1 cup sauerkraut, drained
    • 8 slices swiss cheese
    • 4 Tbsp butter, softened
    • ¼ cup Russian dressing


      1. Butter one side of each bread slice and place butter side down.
      2. Atop four of the slices, layer cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut and dressing. Place remaining bread slices on top, buttered sides up.
      3. Preheat skillet over medium high heat. Lay sandwiches in skillet and grill 3-5 minutes per side, until golden brown and crispy.
      4. Remove and serve hot!


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      • I loved what you shared about the Italian sausage and pepper sandwiches. My husband and I love to try out different types of sandwiches. We would love to try an Italian sausage sandwich sometime soon!

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