Sandwiches and summertime go together like PB + J and now we’re full circle and… it’s just sandwich season!
Now, whether you’re keto, gluten-free, something we don’t know about yet, or just bored to tears with the two-slice scene, we wanted to explore some un-wich options. Still a complete hand-held meal without heating up the kitchen, but none of the bread dread.
Apple Ring PB&J - Weelicious
OK, you have to start here or why even try? Core your favorite apple variety and dollop your favorite PB (or AB) and summery jam for a snack-inspired lunch or a lunch-inspired snack.
Homemade Unwich Lettuce Wrap Sandwich - Ketogasm
Inspired by a fast-food sandwich shop, this wraps all your favorite sandwich fillers “in an intricately constructed half-lettuce-half-parchment origami” that, apparently, won’t fall apart! Ham and cheese, roast beef and cheddar, turkey bacon swiss… let this sandwich be your oyster!
Breadless Cucumber Tuna Sandwich - Food Network
Tuna salad recipes are as unique as the person making them, but none so much as this one that encapsulates the seafood “dip” inside a hollowed cucumber. Talk about fresh, crisp, and inventive!
Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Tastes Better from Scratch
We can’t wait to try all of the cabbage, ginger, soy, peanut butter, and chicken all rolled up together… but we’re swapping the lettuce for these organic coconut wraps from Thrive Market. If flavor made sound, this would say WOW!
Buffalo Chicken Celery Bites - Slender Kitchen
It’s all that zip and zing you love in a buffalo chicken sandwich stuffed into a crisp celery stalk. And let’s face it, it was coming with celery sticks on the side anyway. We’d hit this with some blue cheese crumbles and an extra splash of hot sauce.
Mushroom Cap Italian Sub - Food Network
Portobellos make a sturdy shell that supports all of the salami, pepperoncini, provolone, and red wine vinegar for a filling, but not bulky, sandwich. They suggest broiling the ‘shrooms, but we could for sure put these on an open grill fire!
BLT Deviled Eggs - Bread Bacon Booze
The simplicity of a BLT is always worth losing the skin on the roof of your mouth… right? Skip the palate-wrecking toast and pair the bacon, lettuce, and tomato with another summer fave - deviled eggs! Don’t at us, this combo is perfect!
Sandwich on a Stick - Two Peas and Their Pod
Especially for kids who are getting real bored, real fast with the summer menu, these sandwich skewers deconstruct your favorite bread-y lunch for a finger food delight! We’d obviously nix threading the bread, and maybe swap in some apples, olives, pickles, or bell peppers. We’re also not above a little bowl of jam, honey mustard, or balsamic vinaigrette for dipping.
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