Try our top sandwich recipes for lunch, brunch or dinner. We love a good sandwich and we are pretty confident that we have the best ever sandwich collection right here.
From brunch-inspired baguettes and fish finger sandwiches, to cheese toasties and light, Scandi-style open sandwiches, we’ve got your lunch and evening sandwich fix satisfied.
Much better than a shop-bought sandwich, our homemade sandwiches are easy to make and super indulgent. Pair with a homemade warming soup for the ultimate lunch combo.
A quicker, more economical version of a classic lobster roll. The avocado makes the filling go further… clever, right?
Get your friends over and slow cook this beef brisket for a simple yet hearty way to feed a crowd. Serve with sweet onions and creamy blue cheese for a next-level sandwich filling.
Take your sandwiches up a notch with our impressive and crunchy celeriac katsu sando. This moreish Japanese sandwich may take a bit of effort but it’s well worth the wait, plus it’s veggie too.
This is a clever, economical twist on the lobster roll but with loads more flavour and a spiced crunchy coating to make it even more satisfying than the original. The fiery mayo and refreshing salsa add the perfect finish.
Check out this twist on the Japanese katsu sandwich, packed with breaded sardines. This moreish recipe comes from chef Chase Lovecky of Two lights in East London.
Use up your Christmas dinner leftovers to make our ultimate toastie with turkey, stuffing and homemade bubble and squeak. Plus, we share the greatest toastie secret you’ll ever learn…
Check out our crispy fish burger with vibrant mint mushy peas and homemade tartare sauce. This flaky fish bap may take a little effort but it’s ready in just 30 minutes.
Got leftover turkey to use up? Make our incredibly moreish tikka spiced naans with the sweetness of mango chutney and freshness of a simple pea relish.
Upgrade your classic BLT to our ultimate bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich with avocado. Make this easy sandwich recipe for a quick midweek lunch for two.
Switch up your usual sarnie for our sushi sandwich with soft sashimi tuna, pickled fiery ginger and crunchy veg. Plus, this easy Japanese onigirazu recipe is low in calories too.
Check out these indulgent meaty sandwich subs with gooey mozzarella and nutty parmesan. This easy recipe serves a family of four and is ready in less than an hour. Plus, it’s low calorie, too.
Check out our quick and easy vegan baguettes. These simple sandwiches are packed with creamy hummus, vibrant broad beans and flavoursome falafel, a perfect lunchtime meal.
Check out our vibrant and punchy Portuguese prego sandwich. This simple steak sandwich recipe is served all over Portugal – the green piri-piri, although not traditional, gives a massive flavour boost.
Check out this epic buttermilk fried chicken recipe. Our own olive fried chicken sandwich takes a fast-food favourite up a notch with the addition of a spicy, salty, sweet glaze.
Packed with meltingly tender short ribs and creamy blue cheese this epic crispy baguette sandwich takes lunch to a whole new level. This makes four quite hefty sandwiches so you could split one and share with fries if you like or, if you are having a party, cut into smaller bite-sized sections.
This is an iconic food-truck sandwich in the US using Cuban mojo pork. It take a while to make but it’s a great casual entertaining idea.
Upgrade your sarnie with our Indian fish sandwich with creamy raita and punchy chutney. These easy flatbreads are quite magical, starting off puffy and scone-like then gradually becoming moreishly chewier as they cool down.
Check out this incredible supercharged egg mayo sarnie. Egg sandwiches can be a bit one dimensional but this turns up the volume in every way with pickly, salty, crunchy hits in every bite.
Our classic steak sandwich is really easy to prepare and dressed with fresh rocket leaves, buttery onions and a good dash of Worcestershire sauce for extra flavour. Serve with some chips and tuck in!
Open sandwich style, just like the Scandis! Our recipe for smoked mackerel on rye with horseradish cream and pickled radish makes for a great lunch or lighter dinner for one. The horseradish gives it a punchy kick.
This is a proper indulgent sandwich! Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish of breaded, fried pork served with cabbage and dark, sweet tonkatsu sauce. It also appears in sandwich form as the katsu sando, which is a popular grab-and-go lunch for busy workers. We have plenty more Japanese recipe ideas here.
Nothing beats a fish finger sandwich. We’ve added homemade tartare sauce, brioche buns and peppery rocket to posh this version up.
Check out Sabrina Ghayour’s take on everybody’s favourite, the classic cheese toastie. Filled with salty halloumi, rose harissa and honey for a touch of sweetness, this toastie is too delicious for words. It’s meat-free too, so your veggie friends don’t have to miss out.
What did we do to deserve such an epic sandwich? Garlicy mushrooms, fresh green pesto, Taleggio cheese and roasted red peppers make for a delicious filling. Use brie if you want a veggie sandwich – taleggio is made with animal rennet.
One for those early risers with a savoury tooth, this quick and easy breakfast idea is high in protein and full of flavour. If you want more inspiration for your toast, try out ‘things on toast’ recipes.
We’ve taken a classic brunch recipe and made it even better with this recipe for eggs benedict baguette. It’s also a great, easy way of making hollandaise.
The po’ boy is a New Orleans classic. The fried fillings include catfish, oysters and soft-shelled crab. What makes it extra special is the remoulade, a spiced Cajun mayo-based sauce. If you want to fill your deep-fried craving then try one of our deep-fried recipes.
Ah, we love toasties! The ultimate eggy bread. A delicious toasted cheese sandwich. French toast filled with fontina, sage and prosciutto. Whatever you call it, this is a special comfort food recipe for four. Check out our epic, indulgent toastie recipes here.
The patty melt has been around in the US since the ’40s but is making a comeback on trendy NYC menus lately. A mash-up between a grilled cheese and a burger, the melt combines the best elements of the two in one squidgy mouthful. Want to ramp up your sandwich to a burger? Our burger recipes are just as delicious.
This is a meat-and-bread lover’s dream. A soft bun stuffed with slow-roast beef comes with its very own bowl of hot gravy for dunking. Yes, DUNKING your sandwich in gravy is a thing!
The New England fried fish sandwich is a staple of the US east coast – this recipe combines two classic accompaniments in one punchy tartare slaw, guaranteed to please the family.
This our ultimate version of a New York favourite. In just 10 minutes you can be enjoying that salty beef, tangy sauerkraut and melting cheese – perfect for an indulgent supper for one.
Quick chicken sandwich for one, we’ll have that. Coat a chicken breast in a chilli-lime marinade, cook in a griddle pan and pop in a bun with guacamole, lettuce and tomato.
For this recipe, we took a classic grilled (read: fried) sandwich and made it even better by stuffing it with soft cheese, chillies and garlic. You won’t go back to a normal grilled cheese once you’ve tasted this. Psssst… check out our best cheese recipes in the world.
Asian flavours and pickled cucumber give this ham baguette a spicy kick. It’s really easy to make in half an hour, so a perfect lunchtime treat or quick dinner recipe
Philly cheese steak + bulgogi is a marriage made in heaven sometimes known as a koagie. This indulgent sandwich is super easy to make. This is one of our favourite Korean recipes, but there are more here.
This healthy open salmon sandwich is packed with delicious, fresh flavours but is ready in just 20 minutes and under 500 calories
Nothing beats a fish finger sandwich. This one, made with our twist on tartare sauce, is the best. Serves one but it’s easy to make more for the family.
Fill bread rolls with meatballs for a speedy midweek meal. This easy sub recipe, made healthy with turkey mince is served with quick sweet potato wedges.
A quick and healthy way to serve fish on the barbecue. Coat in spices and grill before stuffing into buns and serving with smoky paprika and lime may
A really quick and easy lunch idea, this open steak sandwich is dressed with peppery rocket and sweet caramelised shallots. Creamed horseradish adds a punch for a flavour-packed snack or starter.
Legend goes that Elvis once chartered a plane from Memphis to Denver to eat one of these at the Colorado Mine Company restaurant. It’s an American classic that sounds so wrong but tastes so right
Soaking the chicken in buttermilk tenderises the meat and helps the crispy coating stick. This recipe for buttermilk chicken rolls with simple slaw makes a great DIY takeaway to make at home on the weekend.
the team have been talking sarnie heaven and hell with Max of Max’s sandwich shop
olive magazine podcast ep53 – sarnies with Max, beer and cheese with Big Al and the food of the Pyrénées