If you’re looking for a satisfying vegetarian sandwich to enjoy this summer, we’ve got you covered! Here are 10 mouth-watering sandwich recipes that are perfect for warm weather days.
Why You’ll Love These Recipes
- All the sandwiches are vegetarian and packed with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
- They’re easy to make and can be prepped ahead of time for on-the-go meals.
- The flavor combinations range from savory to sweet, so there’s something for everyone.
Each recipe varies in its ingredients list. Be sure to check out each individual recipe below for their ingredient lists.
How To Make These Recipes
1. Avocado Caprese Sandwich
Start by slicing your bread of choice (we recommend ciabatta) and laying down slices of ripe avocado. Add sliced tomato, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and season with salt before topping off your sandwich with another slice of bread.
2. Grilled Vegetable Banh Mi
Grill up some eggplant, bell peppers, carrots & onion until tender. Spread mayo or vegan aioli on a toasted baguette then add grilled veggies plus cucumbers pickled in rice vinegar & jalapeno slices!
3. Ultimate Veggie Hummus Sandwich
Spread hummus onto two slices of whole-grain bread then load it up with roasted red pepper strips,baby spinach,cucumber sticks,sliced tomatoes,sprouts,and crumbled feta cheese!
4.Buffalo Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Season chickpeas mixed w/mayo,greek yogurt,fresh lemon juice,dijon mustard,& hot sauce.Add buffalo salad mixture onto two pieces of hearty sourdough bread.Layer lettuce,tomato,pickle,onion,& blue cheese dressing.Roll together into one tasty sandwich!
5.BLT with Avocado
Cook bacon until crisp. Toast bread, then assemble the sandwich starting with a layer of mayo and sliced avocado. Add cooked bacon, lettuce leaves, and sliced tomato. Top off your creation by adding another slice of toast over the top!
6. Veggie Club Sandwich
Spread guacamole on one side of toasted whole wheat bread.Add cheese,sliced tomatoes,bell peppers,onions,mushrooms,& baby spinach.Stack up 2-3 layers before finishing it off w/a final piece of bread.
7.Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Mash chickpeas mixed w/curry powder,lime juice,greek yogurt,& chopped apple.Season to taste then spread onto two slices of multigrain bread.Top off sandwich w/baby spinach or arugula,tomato slices, & red onion rings.
8.Eggplant Parmesan Sub
Cut eggplant into thin rounds,dredge in seasoned breadcrumbs,& bake until crispy.Simmer marinara sauce on stove.Drizzle balsamic glaze over tender roasted bell peppers.Assemble your sub using these ingredients while also adding parmesan cheese & fresh basil for garnish.
9.Vegan BBQ Tempeh “Pulled Pork” Sandwiches
Cut tempeh into bite-sized pieces.Mix together ketchup,molasses,maple syrup,vinegar,and spices;add tempeh pieces.Toss everything together before baking.Remove from oven once edges are caramelized.Serve w/slaw or pickles inbetween an essential roll bun!
10.Greek Salad Pita Pocket
Halve pita pockets.Toast them slightly.Wash a handful of cherry tomatoes&cucumbers.Slice olives.Place feta crumbles on bottom inside pockets.Wedging the cut salad ingredients tightly into pita.
Cooking Time And Temperature Guidelines
Varies depending on each recipe. Please refer to individual recipe instructions below.
- Use fresh and in-season produce for maximum flavor.
- Toast or grill your bread for added texture and depth of flavor.
- Experiment with different spreads like hummus, pesto, or mustard.
Feel free to adjust the seasonings based on your personal taste preferences.
- Prepping ingredients in advance makes assembly a breeze when you’re ready to enjoy these sandwiches.
- Don’t be afraid to add extra veggies or protein sources (like tofu or tempeh) if desired.
Recommended Tools To Make These Recipes
Grill pan/ outdoor grill(for grilled vegetable banh mi),a baking sheet(for buffalo chickpea salad sandwich & eggplant parmesan sub),food processor (for ultimate veggie hummus sandwich and chickpea salad sandwich)
To Sum Up
These vegetarian sandwiches are the perfect summertime meal – packed with fresh flavors, easy to make at home, and customizable according to personal preferences.
Q: Can I use gluten-free bread for these vegetarian sandwich recipes?
A: Absolutely! If you have a gluten allergy or sensitivity, you can easily swap out the bread in these recipes with your favorite gluten-free bread. Just make sure to check the ingredients of any condiments or spreads used in the recipe as some may include gluten.
Q: Are all of these vegetarian sandwich recipes vegan-friendly as well?
A: No, although all of the recipes are suitable for vegetarians, not all are suitable for vegans. Some recipes may contain dairy-based cheese or condiments like mayo that contain eggs. However, many of the non-vegan ingredients can be swapped out for vegan alternatives without compromising on flavor.
Q: Can I meal prep these sandwiches and store them in advance?
A: Yes! Many of these vegetarian sandwich recipes hold up very well overnight and can be made into meal-prep options such as wraps or portable sandwiches to take to work or school. For best results, keep dry ingredients separate from wet ones until ready to eat and pack your lunch bag with an ice pack if necessary to keep it fresh until lunchtime.