Our best healthy sandwich recipes
Tired of the same old sandwich for lunch? Try one of these healthy sandwich recipes to bring the flavour back
Sandwiches… we love them, but we love to hate them, too. A great sandwich makes a fabulous lunch, packed with a variety of nutrients plus tons of flavour. But the same sandwich every day can be boring, to say the least. Make your lunches more exciting with this collection of our best healthy sandwich recipes, and visit our recipes section for healthy soup recipes and salad recipes to serve on the side.
Sandwiches on bread
Avocado and Chicken Club Sandwich
This avocado and chicken club sandwich packs in lots of interestingflavours and textures. Crispy prosciutto replaces the usual bacon, andmashed avocado the butter. Adding a few leaves to a sandwich is acunning way to get children to eat their greens.
Skinny Tuna Sandwich on Sprouted Grain Bread
This healthy tuna sandwich is flavoured with fennel and lemon juice and garnished with pea sprouts and fresh cucumber.
Brioche Peanut Butter and Cherry Jam Sandwiches
Use frozen or fresh cherries and tart cherry juice to make the cherryjam for these classic peanut butter sandwiches. For a quicker meal, usepurchased brioche’or your favourite bread’instead of preparing thebrioche from scratch.
Roasted Vegetable Baguettes
These Mediterranean-style ‘sandwiches’ are generously filled withpeppers, zucchinis and red onion, spiked with garlic and rosemary, andtopped with a sprinkling of feta cheese.
Bake up a frittata, slice into pieces and freeze alongside whole-grain bread for six servings of a healthy make-ahead lunch.
Green Eggs and Ham Sandwich
Egg salad with mashed avocado and sliced ham on whole-grain breadprovides makes a protein-rich, nutrient-dense sandwich that is fun andtastes great, too.
Apple, Aged Cheddar and Smoked Turkey Panini
Toasted whole grains, melted aged cheddar, lean turkey slices and a burst of flavour from the apple provides a well-rounded sandwich that’s sure to overcome hunger.
Indian Chicken and Broccoli Wrap
These mouthwatering Indian chicken and broccoli snacks are quick tomake. They use whole-wheat pita wraps instead of the traditional Indianchapatis. A yogurt-based raita, containing cucumber and tomato, is theperfect accompaniment.
Falafels, the traditional Middle Eastern bean patties, are usuallydeep-fried. This updated version, delicately spiced and crunchy withgrated carrot, is baked for a lower-fat result, but is just asdelicious and is served as falafel pitas with salad.
Make these beef burritos as a special treat’they pack up nicely forlunches’and use the leftover filling as a fine spaghetti sauce.
Chicken Fajitas with Tomato Salsa
Although in Mexico ‘fajitas’ refers to a specific cut of beef, the termhas also come to describe a combination of sizzling chicken with pepperand onion, wrapped in a tortilla. Chicken fajitas with tomato salsahave very little fat, but lots of fresh flavours.
Veggie and Cream Cheese Bagel Sandwich
Full of bright colours and delicious flavours, this sandwich is a greatlunchbox item and will keep you feeling energized throughout the day.
Chicken Salad Bagel Sandwich
A whole-grain bagel and chicken make this a filling lunch that’s much healthier than a chicken salad sandwich you’d buy.
Apple, Turkey and Cheddar Grillers
Thin slices of Granny Smith apple, layers of turkey and cheddar cheesemake a wholesome and delicious meal great for kids or adults.
Tomato & Tuna Melt
This 360-calorie tomato and tuna melt recipe contains omega-3-rich tuna and is part of our summer-slim meal plan.
Grilled Chicken, Aged Cheddar & Chutney Sandwich
This stuffed whole-wheat pita with grilled chicken, aged cheddar andchutney is an excellent addition to any summer picnic outing, as wellas a great meal at home any time of year, hot off the panini press orout of the oven.
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