25 Healthy Gourmet Sandwich Recipes for Lunch or Dinner

Planning a picnic? Maybe you’re gearing up for an afternoon tea gathering. Or maybe you and your kids are simply bored with the usual PB&J sandwiches and are craving something new and more satisfying.. 

If so, you’re in luck because I’ve put together a list of the 25 best sandwich recipes that are easy to whip up for breakfast, lunch, snacks, or dinner.

These sandwiches are brimming with nutritious ingredients that are not only delicious but will also keep you full and energized!

Gourmet Sandwich Recipes

25. Make at Home Pork Katsu Sandwich Recipe

Experience the iconic katsu sandwich from Konbi in Los Angeles, ranked No. 1 on our 2019 Hot Ten list. The secret to its success is the koji brine, which deeply seasons the pork and keeps it exceptionally juicy.

While you can skip this step, it comes highly recommended for the full flavor experience.

Pork Katsu Sandwich Recipe

24. Gouda and Juicy Tomato Sandwiches

Gouda and mozzarella come together with Italian baguettes, garlic, mayo, tomatoes, and parsley to create a sandwich that’s not only cheesy but also visually appealing and bursting with juicy tomato flavor.

It’s a guaranteed hit at any gathering, especially an elegant tea setting.

Gouda and Tomato Sandwiches

23. Homemade Fried Fish Sandwiches with Cucumbers and Tartar Sauce

Who says frying has to be a hassle? Take it outside to the grill, beer in hand, and say goodbye to worrying about spills or odors.

This fried fish sandwich is best made with hake, pollock, or cod, and delivers a crispy, savory treat perfect for any casual outdoor meal.

Fried Fish Sandwiches with Cucumbers and Tartar Sauce

22. Spicy Egg Sandwich With Feta, Sausage and Pickled Peppers

This robust sandwich features a sausage patty topped with feta, cilantro, sweet and spicy Peppadew peppers, and a perfectly cooked sunny-side-up egg. It’s a hearty choice suitable for brunch, lunch, or even dinner.

Peppadew peppers can often be found at your local supermarket’s olive bar or in the condiment aisle.

Spicy Egg Sandwich With Sausage and Pickled Peppers

21. How to Make a Croque Madame

A Croque Monsieur is that kind of decadent grilled cheese that has me craving it at least once a week.

But let’s talk about the Croque Madame—it’s on a whole other level of amazing.

It has all the incredible elements of the Monsieur—the creamy Gruyère, the thick-cut ham, and that heavenly mornay sauce—and then it goes one step further by topping everything off with a fried egg.

Honestly, is there anything that isn’t improved by a runny yolk?

Croque Madame

20. Sweet and Savory Monte Cristo Sandwich

I’m a huge fan of sweet and savory combinations, and this dish is definitely at the top of my favorites list.

The mix of eggy bread and ham paired with jam and powdered sugar might sound unusual, but trust me, it works beautifully. The ham and jam come together in a delightful way that hits all the right notes.

The cheese brings a creamy texture that complements the savory flavors of the egg perfectly.

If you’re a bit hesitant about the raspberry jam, give this a shot with fresh tomato and caramelized onion jam instead. It’s a game-changer!

Monte Cristo Sandwich

19. Classic Breakfast BLT

The BLT is a timeless classic for good reason. Toasted bread paired with salty bacon and juicy tomatoes is simply heavenly. Add a perfectly fried egg with a golden, runny yolk to elevate it even further.

While I enjoy a few dashes of hot sauce, a slather of mayo is also a great addition.

Breakfast BLT

18. Delicious Avocado Toast Breakfast Sandwich

Yes, avocado toast might be a bit cliché, but it’s undeniably delicious. Despite all the memes poking fun at our avocado toast obsession,

I’m all for enjoying what tastes good. The vibrant color, satisfying texture, and the way it pairs with crispy bacon is unbeatable. It’s particularly good on crunchy toast or an everything bagel.

Avocado Toast Breakfast Sandwich

17. Starbucks Bacon & Gouda Artisan Sandwich for Breakfast

I used to treat myself to a Starbucks iced latte, bacon and gouda sandwich, and a warm brownie at least once a week.

Then lockdown happened. Making these sandwiches at home has been a comforting way to maintain some normalcy amidst the chaos. If you’re up for a challenge, try making your own ciabatta to really bring this artisan sandwich to the next level.

Starbucks Bacon & Gouda Artisan Breakfast Sandwich

16. Try BA’s Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich is a masterpiece of flavor and texture, engineered for maximum impact. Each component is fantastic on its own, but it’s how they come together that really makes it shine. Absolutely delicious!

BA's Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

15. Hearty Vegetarian Buffalo Tempeh Sandwiches

Packed with crispy baked tempeh buffalo tenders, provolone cheese, and creamy ranch dressing, these Buffalo Tempeh Sandwiches are a hearty and satisfying vegetarian option that doesn’t skimp on flavor.

Buffalo Tempeh Sandwiches

14. Peruvian Sandwich (Sanguche) with Bell Pepper and Mushrooms

Experience the incredible flavors of Peru with this vegetarian sanguche. Known for their sandwiches, this Peruvian version features a delightful mix of Peruvian spices and roasted vegetables, making it a flavorful and satisfying meal.

Peruvian Sandwich (Sanguche)

13. Healthy Mediterranean Fresh Veggie Sandwich

It’s so rich in flavors and textures that you won’t even miss the meat in this delightful vegetarian sandwich!

Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

12. Mediterranean Turkey Hummus Panini with Red Peppers & Spinach

This Mediterranean Turkey Hummus Panini is perfect for a flavorful lunch.

Layered with garlic and herb hummus, smoked turkey, roasted red peppers, spinach, sliced tomatoes, artichokes, and Havarti cheese, it packs all your favorite Mediterranean flavors into a warm, delicious sandwich.

Mediterranean Turkey Hummus Panini

11. Brie & Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Honey and Fresh Thyme

Take your grilled cheese to the next level with this decadent combination of creamy Brie and sweet pear, enhanced with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of fresh thyme for a truly gourmet experience.

Brie & Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich

10. Simple Roasted Vegetable Mozzarella Sandwich

Indulge in the simple pleasures of a roasted vegetable sandwich, featuring fresh Mozzarella DOP and a spicy chile garlic mayonnaise. Pair it with Italian-inspired sides and a robust Italian red wine for a perfect embodiment of “La Dolce Vita.”

Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Chile Garlic Mayonnaise

9. Supremely Satisfying Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich

This Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich is a lavish affair that demands utensils.

This dish features thick slices of roasted turkey, crispy bacon, and fresh tomatoes on a robust piece of toasted bread, all generously smothered in a rich, cheesy mornay or zesty pesto sauce.

Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich

8. Patty Melt Recipe with Sweet Onion

Patty Melts combine the simple ingredients of ground beef, sweet onions, and cheese into a sandwich that delivers maximum flavor and satisfaction with minimal effort. It’s a true culinary delight that never disappoints.

Patty Melt Recipe

7. Mouth-watering Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich

Dive into the authentic flavors of New Orleans with this Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich, featuring mouth-watering fried shrimp on crusty French bread, all topped with a homemade remoulade sauce.

It’s surprisingly easy to recreate this classic southern sandwich at home.

Easy Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich

6. Tender and Tasty Instant Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches

Whip up a perfect weeknight meal with Instant Pot Italian Beef. It’s quick, tender, and incredibly tasty.

Instant Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches

5. Fig, Blue Cheese, Arugula & Prosciutto Croissant Sandwich Recipe

The excitement of fig season was palpable when Janette and I spotted the first figs of the year at the grocery store.

This inspired me to create a sandwich that pairs figs with blue cheese, prosciutto, and arugula on a buttery croissant—a combination that celebrates the flavors of the season with a gourmet twist.

Fig, Blue Cheese, & Prosciutto Croissant Sandwich Recipe

4. Southern Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Bacon Cheddar Waffle Sandwiches

Chicken and waffles—a duo I only discovered in adulthood during travels in the South. This dish has quickly become a favorite, combining crispy buttermilk fried chicken with rich bacon cheddar waffles for a truly indulgent sandwich.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Bacon Cheddar Waffle Sandwich Recipe

3. Grilled Cheese w/ Tomato and Red Onion for Adults and Kids

This Grilled Cheese with Tomato and Red Onion is so simple, it’s almost not a recipe, yet so delicious it tastes like gourmet fare. A delightful twist on the classic grilled cheese, it’s the perfect quick and satisfying meal for both adults and kids.

Grilled Cheese With Tomato and Onion

2. Quick and Easy Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich with Grapes

Transform leftover chicken into something special with this Smoked Chicken Salad with Grapes. Quick and easy to prepare, this smoky take on traditional chicken salad is perfect for a refreshing lunch or light dinner.

Smoked Chicken Salad with Grapes

1. Crispy Bacon, Fried Egg, and Melted Cheese Sandwich with Lemon Dill Aioli

Loaded with crispy bacon, fried eggs, melted Havarti cheese, fresh lettuce, tomato, and a homemade lemon dill aioli, it’s a flavor-packed sandwich that’s sure to delight.

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich w Lemon Dill Aioli


25 Healthy Gourmet Sandwich Recipes

25 Best Gourmet Sandwiches

Gourmet Sandwich Recipes

Discover 25 healthy gourmet sandwich recipes, offering delicious and nutritious options for any meal.


  • Buffalo Tempeh Sandwiches
  • Peruvian Sandwich (Sanguche)
  • Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich
  • Mediterranean Turkey Hummus Panini


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