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Christmas Toastie Recipe

Best Christmas sandwich recipes

Published: December 16, 2020 at 7:56 pm

Use up your Christmas turkey, stuffing and ham in one of our epic sandwich and toastie ideas - the perfect way to indulge in Christmas leftovers over the festive season

Looking for Christmas sandwich ideas for the best festive snack? We've put together our favourite festive sandwiches to use up all those Christmas leftovers from the indulgent yet joyful season. From our brilliant Boxing Day sandwich and our packed Christmas turkey sandwich to our inspired Christmas panini recipe as well as many more Christmas themed sandwiches.


Try more Christmas leftovers recipes and use up every bit of your Christmas dinner with our genius recipe ideas. Don't let anything go to waste with our favourite leftover turkey recipes, delectable leftover veg recipes and easy leftover ham recipes to keep you going through the festive season.

Best Christmas sandwich recipes

Epic Boxing Day sandwich

Max Halley, of Max’s Sandwich Shop in London, has wowed the food world with his incredibly inventive sandwich creations – we challenged him to make the ultimate Boxing Day sandwich, and here is the result. Ham? Check. Turkey? Check. Stuffing? Check. The list goes on...

Boxing Day Sandwich Recipe

Ultimate Boxing Day stacked sandwich

The Boxing Day sandwich is one of the best parts of Christmas – we've created our own version packed with all the best bits of the festive season.

Christmas Sandwich Recipe

Epic Christmas toastie

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...

Christmas Toastie Recipe

Posh Christmas toastie

Take your festive toastie up a notch with chunky chopped lobster in a silky, oozy four-cheese sauce.

Christmas turkey naan sandwich

Make our incredibly moreish tikka spiced naans with the sweetness of mango chutney and freshness of a simple pea relish, a great away to use up leftover turkey.

Naan Bread with Turkey and Pea Relish Recipe

The ultimate BLAT sandwich

Take your BLT to the next with our BLAT for extra indulgence over the festive season – an easy epic sandwich to serve friends and family.

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich Recipe

Brisket sandwiches with beer onions and blue cheese

Get your friends over and slow cook this beef brisket for a simple yet hearty way to feed a crowd this Christmas. Serve with sweet onions and creamy blue cheese for a next-level sandwich filling with a festive feel.

Brisket Sandwich Recipe

Mini Christmas crab and avocado rolls

A quicker, more economical version of a classic lobster roll. The avocado makes the filling go further… clever, right? A perfect yet posh was to impress family over the Christmas period.

A selection of small rolls filled with crab meat and green avocado

Short rib sandwich

Packed with meltingly tender short ribs and creamy blue cheese this epic crispy baguette sandwich will take a festive 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 Christmas party, cut into smaller bite-sized sections for hearty canapés to feed hungry guests.

Short Rib Sandwich Recipe

Steak and buttered onion sandwich

Carry on the Christmas indulgence with our take on the classic steak sandwich, it's 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!


Christmas panini

Get ahead and marinade pork shoulder for a meltingly tender recipe to serve hungry guests the night before Christmas, it’s a great casual entertaining idea.

Cuban Sandwich Recipe

Christmas leftover sandwich with turkey meatballs

Turn leftover turkey into easy yet flavoursome meatballs for a speedy way to feed the family over Christmas.

Turkey Meatball Sub Recipe With Wedges

Cheese toastie

For this recipe, we took a classic grilled sandwich and made it even better by stuffing it with soft cheese, chillies and garlic. Make this comforting cheese sandwich for an epic Boxing day filler for your family (you could even use up your Christmas day leftovers in this sandwich too). Psssst… check out our best cheese recipes in the world.

Chilli Cheese Toastie Recipe

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