It may come as a surprise to non-vegans how delicious and flavor-packed vegan sandwiches are! By eliminating meat and other vegetable by-products, it seems that vegans became even more creative with making sandwiches that are super yummy and loaded with nutrition.
Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich (The Edgy Veg)
This Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich from The Edgy Veg is yummy, filling sandwich teeming with wholesome flavors! The main star of this sandwich is roasted sweet potato, made delicious with olive oil and cumin. The red peppers, basil and alfalfa sprouts perfectly complement the flavors of this dish!
"This healthy roasted sweet potato sandwich recipe features roasted red peppers, sprouts, fresh basil and hummus! This sandwich is a new and fun flavour profile for a quick and easy lunch."
Roasted Sweet Potato:
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- Pinch of salt
- Freshly cracked black pepper
- 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into ¼- 1/2 inch thick slices
- 8 slices of your favourite sandwich bread, toasted
- ½ cup hummus
- 8 slices of jarred, roasted red peppers
- Alfalfa sprouts
- Fresh basil
- Hot sauce (optional)
Lemon Edamame Avocado Sandwiches (Love & Lemons)
Love & Lemons has a great recipe called Lemon Edamame Avocado Sandwiches that is such a fresh and healthy number! The filling is made of edamame, cilantro, lemon juice, scallions, garlic and olive oil - you could just imagine what flavor party that is! Top that with pickled onions, avocado, cucumber and greens. Yum!
"What’s better than avocado on sliced bread? Avocado in between soft seedy sliced bread… with lemon-edamame filling, sliced cucumbers, tons of sprouts, and pickled onions. This is a green monster of a sandwich."
- ½ small red onion, very thinly sliced
- ¼ cup white wine vinegar
- generous pinch of cane sugar
- generous pinch of sea salt
- water, as needed
Lemon-edamame sandwich filling:
- 1½ cups edamame
- ¼ cup cilantro
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon chopped scallions
- ½ small garlic clove or a pinch of garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 to 3 tablespoons water
- ½ teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
For the sandwiches:
- 8 slices eureka! Organic Top Seed Bread
- cucumber slices
- 1 small avocado, sliced
- Pickled onions
- 2 cups of arugula and/or micro greens
Easy Turmeric Chickpea Salad Sandwich (Karissa's Vegan Kitchen)
If you're fond of egg salad sandwich, then you'll definitely adore this Easy Turmeric Chickpea Salad Sandwich recipe from Karissa's Vegan Kitchen! Chickpeas are combined with turmeric, onion powder and garlic powder, resulting in a thick and flavorful mash that makes a yummy sandwich filling.
"Try this turmeric chickpea salad! It’s a plant-based alternative to a tuna salad or egg salad sandwich – and full of protein and flavor! Add your favorite sandwich toppings and devour."Ingredients:
- 1 can chickpeas drained
- 1/3 cup aquafaba or vegan mayo*
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1 clove garlic minced
- black pepper to taste
- salt to taste
Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:
There are tons of vegan sandwich dressings that you can use on vegan sandwiches. Some of these options are olive paste, pesto, avocado, relish, and sundried tomato paste. These dressings lend moisture and flavor to sandwiches sans the dairy.