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Recipes: 8 Easy Sandwich Upgrades

Stuck in a PB&J rut? Up your sandwich game with these inspired lunch recipes.

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Crisp Finger Sandwich Recipe

The quintessential English snack, this Crisp Finger Sandwich makes a refreshing change from your standard cold-cut sandwich. Although the recipe is for a single sandwich, it’s no sweat to whip up a big batch for a buffet-style lunch at a shower, birthday or anniversary celebration.

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Greek Beef Pita Recipe

How’s this for a twist on your conventional open-face sandwich? These Greek Beef Pitas are best enjoyed with a side of tzaziki and olives.

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Grilled Italian Sandwich Recipe

Cooking for a crowd? This recipe for Grilled Italian Sandwiches is a surefire hit-and serves up to 12, to boot.

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Apple-Gouda Melt Recipe

A slightly more sophisticated take on the grilled-cheese sandwiches you loved as a child, these Apple-Gouda Melts make a satisfying lunchtime snack. The best part? The flavour profile changes based on the type of apple you use!

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Gluten-Free Turkey & Swiss Baked Monte Christo Sandwich Recipe

A gluten-free diet shouldn’t deprive you of the delights of a classic Monte Christo-style sandwich. Loaded with Swiss cheese and a hint of cinnamon, this savoury snack is just as good cold as it hot off of the skillet.

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Open-Face Grilled Vegetable Sandwich Recipe

Portobello mushroom caps are a hearty (and healthy) source of protein, and their starring role in these Open-Face Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches will satisfy even the staunchest carnivore.

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Tuna Provencale on a Baguette Recipe

Sure, canned tuna is cheap, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be elevated into something more elegant. Take this Tuna Provencale Sandwich recipe, for instance, which complements the budget-friendly staple with a blend of olives and fresh vegetables on a crispy French loaf. Bon appetit!

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Niagara Gold Crunch Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Pickled grapes, anyone? They’re chef Jason Bangerter’s recommended side for this Niagara Gold Crunch Grilled Cheese recipe, but, truth be told, the prosciutto-packed sandwich is pretty much perfect as-is.