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The best easy healthy veggie sandwiches

best easy healthy veggie sandwiches

Who doesn’t love sandwiches? I’m not talking about the plain old turkey on rye or ham and cheese. I am talking about absolutely delicious, nutritious works of art. These sandwiches not only look great, are easy to make, but also have a fantastic taste. Check out this list for 8 of the best easy healthy veggie sandwiches you can be having today!

Caprese Sandwich – slice some juicy, sweet tomatoes, add some fresh basil, and creamy mozzarella cheese. Layer them between slices of freshly baked focaccia, ciabatta, or a French baguette. Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil – and you have yourself a meal! You can leave the bread as is, or toast it for an extra crunch. This fantastic recipe from Kate at Cookie and Kate also adds some home made creamy basil sauce to the mix – if you feel like making the extra step, it is well worth the effort – it is delicious.

Veggie hummus wrap – grab some tortillas of your choice, spread a generous layer of hummus, then add sliced cucumbers, bell peppers, shredded carrots, slices of avocado and baby spinach. You can use any other leafy greens in place of or in addition to baby spinach. For a bit of a different twist on this classic veggie wrap, check out this recipe from Diana at little sunny kitchen here, along with tips on how to store the wrap without it getting soggy.

Avocado and Sprouts Sandwich – mash ripe pitted avocado onto whole-grain bread and top with alfalfa sprouts, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions and a squeeze of lemon juice. Some people like to add some mayo to the bread, others prefer something with a little bit of a kick. Check out this recipe from myrecipes.com that adds some red pepper jelly to this nutritious offering!

Mediterranean Veggie Pita – grab a pita, open it up and stuff it with sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, olives, feta cheese, and a dollop of tzatziki sauce. For more variations on this delicious lunch, check out this recipe from Kristin at Yellow Bliss Road.

Roasted Veggie Panini – for this one, you will need an electric grill or a panini press. Start by grilling some zucchini, eggplant, bell peppers, and red onions, then layer them on a panini press between slices of sourdough bread with melted cheese and a spread of pesto. For slight variations and a home-made pesto recipes to take this sandwich to the next level, check out this post from Sue at Sue Bee Homemaker.

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burger – this one will take a little big longer than the rest of the offerings on this list because you have to marinate portobello mushroom caps in an easy balsamic vinaigrette first. For the vinaigrette whisk together balsamic, oil, garlic, basil, and oregano in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the mushrooms and let it sit for about 15 min. Once ready, grill the mushrooms, and serve on a bun with lettuce, tomato, and your favorite toppings you normally use on a burger. Jeanine and Jack from Love and Lemons like to add some tamari to their marinade – check out their simple recipe here.

Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Sandwich: Grill a medley of veggies like zucchini, bell peppers, and eggplant, then layer them on bread with creamy goat cheese and fresh basil leaves. Adding garlic and balsamic vinaigrette is completely optional but will add something extra to this easy and delicious sandwich. This fantastic recipe from Sarah at Sarah’n Spice is a little bit more work as she adds some sun-dried tomatoes to the mix, but if you have the time and the ingredients, its definitely worth your time.

Creamy Avocado and Spinach Sandwich – this one is a great breakfast option as it is one of the quickest to make. Simply spread mashed avocado on your choice of bread, layer with baby spinach, sliced red onions, sprouts, and a squeeze of lime juice. If you have the time, throw the prepared sandwich with some cheese on a panini press or a grill, and you have a warm breakfast ready by the time your coffee is up!

Hope you get a chance to try all of these easy healthy veggie sandwiches soon! Drop me a line and tell me which one is your favorite.

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