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Ever since John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, unwittingly created it, the sandwich has been a beloved lunchtime favorite around the world. Easy to tote, versatile, and with the potential to include all major food groups, what’s not to love about it? And sandwiches are wide open to interpretation. Every country has its own variety, from the French Croque-Monsieur, to the Greek gyro.
If you’re in a sandwich rut, try mixing things up. Try ultra-thin baguettes, pitas, naan, tortillas, ciabatta rolls, or corn tortillas. Use more interesting spreads like herbed vinaigrettes, spiced oils, savory jams, or chutneys. Then load it up with nutritious choices, like tempeh, lean protein, and lots of vegetables. And try these tasty creations:
Click here for the Goat Cheese Muffaletta recipe.
Click here for the Grilled Fontina Sandwiches with Rosemary-Fig Jam recipe.
Click here for the Tempeh and Pumpernickel Sandwiches with Horseradish Slaw recipe.
Photography by Pornchai Mittongtare