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25+ Best Sandwich Recipes

Enjoy this round-up of our Best Sandwich Recipes. Everything from Breakfast Sandwiches to deli sandwiches, Crispy Chicken Sandwiches, and our Juicy Burgers. This list will make a sandwich lover out of you.

Sandwiches are great for breakfast, (especially) lunch, or dinner because they are easy to make and are often an assemble-your-own type of meal. This also makes them a great choice for easy entertaining.

Collage of best sandwich recipes

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History of Sandwiches

There are many sandwich origin stories, but the name ‘sandwich’ came about in 1762. As one story goes, John Montagu (aka 4th Earl of Sandwich) was playing a card game and didn’t want to stop for lunch so he asked for roast beef between two slices of bread to keep his hands free to continue playing. Although sandwiches have been eaten for thousands of years, they weren’t called ‘sandwiches’ until 1762.

Growing up, I didn’t love cold sandwiches and maybe that’s because my Mom didn’t major in sandwiches. She never made them because they weren’t a common way to serve food growing up in Ukraine. I remember the first time my Grandpa had a sandwich in America, he disassembled it and ate it separately. All the kids thought that was funny but he probably thought we were the odd ones.

Sandwich Recipes Roundup

Our readers also can’t seem to get enough of sandwiches and burgers that are restaurant copycats because they always taste better and are so fresh. You can bite into your juicy Smash Burgers within 2 minutes of pulling them off the grill if you have your toppings lined up. All this talk about sandwiches has my mouth-watering. Enjoy this list of our Best Sandwich recipes. We separated them into categories so you can quickly what you need:

  • Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Chicken Sandwiches
  • Cold Sandwiches
  • Beef Sandwiches
  • Open Face Sandwiches
  • America’s Favorite Sandwich
  • Burger Recipes

Breakfast Sandwich Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and all of these breakfast sandwiches are packed with protein and will leave you feeling satisfied.

Breakfast Sandwich – A One Pan Breakfast (Video Recipe)
This breakfast sandwich is loaded with eggs, ham and cheese and is hugged by a warm English muffin that toasts in the same pan. Serve as is or with hot sauce if you like a fiery breakfast! 🙂
This breakfast sandwich is cheesy, juicy, easy and so delicious! All you need is 5 minutes and 5 ingredients. A one-pan breakfast sandwich recipe with video | natashaskitchen.com
Eggs Benedict Recipe
How to make the best Eggs Benedict with Poached Eggs and Hollandaise Sauce on an English muffin. This recipe makes 4 Eggs Benedict but you can scale it down and make 1 or 2 if you prefer.
Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce served on a white plate
Make-Ahead Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches
Make-Ahead Freezer Breakfast sandwiches are a hearty and satisfying breakfast for early working days and school mornings. They are also ideal for camping trips! This recipe comes together fast and is easy to scale up or down.
Guacamole Brunch Sandwich
Everything about this spicy guacamole brunch sandwich is good! It has a crisp toasted bun, juicy sausage covered in melty cheese, fluffy eggs and guacamole!
Spicy guacamole brunch sandwich with a crisp toasted bun, juicy sausage, melty cheese, fluffy eggs and guacamole! Easy guacamole breakfast sandwich! | natashaskitchen.com

Chicken Sandwich Recipes

Chicken sandwiches are great in warm or cold sandwiches. I also love that you can use leftover chicken to make a great sandwich the next day. By the way, if you try the Chicken Bacon Avocado, consider our Homemade Focaccia – it’s next-level delicious!

Crispy Chicken Sandwich Recipe
These Chicken Sandwiches are crispy on the outside with a juicy center. We're sharing all of our best tips for making flavorful fried chicken breast with a thick and shaggy crust that crunches when you bite into it.
crispy chicken sandwich in hands
Chicken Bacon Avocado Sandwich
This is a copycat of Kneader’s turkey bacon avocado sandwich except we subbed the turkey for rotisserie chicken. The copycat sauce was just as good and has just 3 simple ingredients!
Chicken Bacon avocado sandwich
Easy Chicken Sandwich Melts
These chicken sandwich melts are scrumptious and they are an easy company-ready dish that takes minutes to put together. They will win over a crowd every time! This spread is loaded with cheesy chicken and tomatoes and is seasoned to perfection!
Chicken melt garnished

Cold Sandwiches

Cold Sandiwches are probably the easiest of the bunch because they just have assembly required for the most part, unless you’re cooking bacon. P.S. For small batch bacon, try our Air Fryer Bacon or our favorite method for big batch bacon in the oven.

Classic Reuben Sandwich Recipe
Once you try this homemade Classic Reuben Sandwich Recipe, you'll never order it at a restaurant again. Slices of rye bread with corned beef, sauerkraut, Russian dressing, and cheese – grilled until crispy!
Reuben Sandwich Stacked and loaded with meat, coleslaw and Russian dressing
BLT Sandwich with the Best Sauce
How to make the ultimate BLT Sandwich! Everything from toasted bread, perfectly cooked bacon, thick slices of tomato and avocado, and of course our 3-ingredient sandwich sauce that makes this the best BLT recipe you’ll try.
BLT Sandwich
Shrimp Sandwiches (aka Easy Entertaining)
I love that there is no cooking required with this recipe, especially if you buy pre-cooked shrimp which is so tempting when the temperatures outside are climbing into the 100’s! Use a colorful variety of tomatoes to prettify your platter. Lining everything up and allowing guests to build their own sandwiches is really an easy way to entertain and it keeps things interesting. If you’re really pressed for time, you can even use a selection of good cold cuts, salami, etc and cut your prep time in half!
Salami Cream Cheese Sandwich
This salami sandwich literally takes about 5 minutes to put together. It’s the perfect lunch for work or school since you can make it the night before.
Salami sandwich with herbed cream cheese and lettuce
Egg Salad Recipe with the Best Dressing
The easiest Egg Salad Recipe. Hard-boiled eggs with chives, dill, celery and onion in the creamiest Dijon mayonnaise dressing.
Egg Salad with the best dressing in a serving bowl

Beef Sandwich Recipes

Beefy, saucy, juicy… what’s not to love? Beef sandwiches like these Sloppy Joes or a Philly Cheesesteak are the ultimate comfort foods.

The BEST Sloppy Joe Recipe
The BEST recipe for a homemade Sloppy Joe! Ground beef in a hearty tomato sauce on toasted hamburger buns. The perfect recipe for lunch or dinner.
Sloppy Joe sandwich served with chips and pickles
Philly Cheesesteak
Philly Cheesesteak with tender ribeye steak, melted gooey provolone, and caramelized onions hugged by a toasted garlic butter hoagie roll.
Philly cheesesteak served on hoagie roll with fries and ketchup
Easy French Dip Sliders Recipe
French Dip Sliders with tender pastrami beef, melty provolone, and caramelized onion on a soft toasted sweet roll. These are served with a warm au jus dipping sauce.
French Dip Sliders cheese pull
French Dip Pastrami Sandwich Recipe
French Dip Sandwiches are easier to make than you think. Be sure to try the au jus dipping sauce to go with them.
French Dip sandwich with dipping sauce

Open Face Sandwiches

Open-faced sandwiches are some of the easiest sandwiches to make and they easy on the eyes, like the avocado toasts which are so versatile for breakfast or lunch. We also love hot open-face sandwiches and melts. The chicken melt is a familly favorite.

Open Faced Avocado Spread Sandwiches
Easy and healthy; you are going to love these open faced avocado sandwiches! Imagine biting into a generous layer of avocado spread and through crusty toast with that subtle crunch. These sandwiches can be assembled in under 10 minutes and they are perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.
Avocado Spread Sandwiches
Open-Faced Eggplant and Tomato Sandwiches
When cooked correctly, eggplant is tender and meaty which makes it a perfect meat substitute. I made the eggplant two ways (baked and sautéed) because I was curious and I included tutorials for both. These were so satisfying!
An open-faced eggplant and tomato sandwich garnished with basil on a green plate
Mushroom Sandwich Melts
Cheesy bacon mushroom sandwich melts with make-ahead option! Mushrooms, cheese and bacon are a winning combination. These mushroom melts fly of the plate!
Cheesy bacon mushroom sandwich melts with make-ahead option! Mushrooms, cheese and bacon are a winning combination. These mushroom melts fly of the plate! | natashaskitchen.com
Cheesy Shrimp Tea Sandwiches (Canapés)
These cheesy shrimp canapés were super easy to make and uber delicious. You can't go wrong with this list of ingredients! I invited my sisters and their families over for dinner this past Sunday and they were all raving about these fantastic little tea sandwiches.
Shrimp Melts

America’s Favorite Sandwich

This doesn’t have a category per see, but it is so important and for good reason. The grilled cheese is also every child’s favorite sandwich and is excellent paired with Tomato Soup.

The Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Learn how to make the best Grilled Cheese sandwich with a crisp, buttery exterior and gooey cheese center.
Grilled cheese sandwich with cheese pull

Burger Recipes

If I had to pick a favorite category of sandwiches, it would be burgers. Nothing beats a warm juicy burger with melted cheese, sauces, and all the fresh crisp veggie toppings.

Perfect Hamburger Recipe
The Best Burger Recipe! Sharing our secrets for making restaurant-quality hamburgers, from the juiciest burger patties to the best buns and burger sauces. 
Hamburger with Cheese
Smash Burger Recipe with Easy Sauce
It’s easy to make restaurant-style Smash Burgers at home. These cook quickly and it’s one of the tastiest ways to prepare a burger. You’ll love the double patty with melted cheese in between, and the sauce is a must-try!
Smash burger recipe served on a bun
Cheeseburger Sliders (Easy, 30-min Recipe)
Cheeseburger Sliders are juicy, cheesy and beefy – everything we love about classic burgers! These sliders are quick and easy plus they are make-ahead and reheat really well.
Cheeseburger Sliders stacked

Once you’re introduced to GREAT sandwiches (warm or cold), there’s no going back and all this talk of sandwiches is making me hungry! I hope you enjoyed this Sandwich Recipes roundup. Do you have a favorite sandwich? I would love to hear from you in the comments.

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  • Romana
    September 23, 2022

    Hi Natasha, all of your recipes are great, but could you help us with lunch box ideas? No cooked food as there is no microwave to warm it out.
    Thank you


    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 23, 2022

      Hi Romana, you may check out these ideas


  • Lisa Frey
    July 4, 2022

    I’ve made your Philly Cheesesteak sandwich so many times. It was actually requested by family for Easter dinner this year! Two favorite family sandwiches are cream cheese and sliced cucumber on homemade (by me) Artisan bread. And bacon, fried egg, and cheese between two toasted slices of bread. My youngest son is a very picky eater still at 22. He has convinced many restaurants to add the bacon egg and cheese recipe to their menu!!


    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 5, 2022

      Thanks for sharing, I hope your family will love all the recipes that you will try for them! Wow, it’s great if they consider adding that on their menu!


    May 16, 2022

    Two of my favorite sandwiches are missing from this list. (1) The turkey club sandwich for lunch. (2) The toasted everything bagel with salmon, purple onion, onion & chive cream cheese, capers, and black pepper for breakfast.


    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 16, 2022

      Yum! Those are SO GOOD! Thank you so much for sharing that with us, Ed!


  • Betsy
    May 13, 2022

    I love a good sandwich! There’s a lot of great sandwiches I need to try on this list! The Cheesy Shrimp Tea Sandwiches especially have caught my interest! They look SOOO good. YUM!


    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 13, 2022

      I totally understand, there are so many to choose from, it makes it hard! 🙂


  • April
    May 13, 2022

    How can anybody NOT love a good sandwich? This is a great list – so many to choose from, I can’t decide which to pick first!


    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 13, 2022

      Right?! So many good choices! 🙂


  • Melissa
    May 13, 2022

    I used so many of your sandwich recipes. So delicious – I love the breakfast BLT one it is my favorite!


    • NatashasKitchen.com
      May 13, 2022

      Great choice! One of my favorites as well. 🙂


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