Healthy Vegetarian Sandwich Recipes

Find healthy, delicious vegetarian sandwich recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Rating: 4 stars
9
Layering apple slices into grilled cheese sandwiches adds a little crunch to a favorite soup dipper. And creamy butternut squash soup with ginger, cumin and turmeric is a nice change of pace from grilled cheese's usual tomato soup partner. Serve the duo for a comforting and easy weeknight dinner for the family. The soup keeps well in the fridge, so save leftovers for lunch or dinner later in the week.

Veggie & Hummus Sandwich

Rating: 4.92 stars
12
This mile-high vegetable and hummus sandwich makes the perfect heart-healthy vegetarian lunch to go. Mix it up with different flavors of hummus and different types of vegetables depending on your mood.

Avocado-Egg Toast

Rating: 5 stars
6
Try it once and we think you'll agree: Topping avocado toast with an egg is a near-perfect breakfast.

Mushroom French Dip

Meaty portobello mushrooms have just the right amount of earthy, savory flavor and the perfect texture to replace beef in these vegetarian French dip sandwiches.
By Adam Dolge

Whole-Wheat Veggie Wrap

Rating: 4.75 stars
4
Use whichever veggies you have on hand to fill up this veggie wrap. The avocado and hummus help hold the wrap together--and provide heart-healthy fat and fiber.

Peanut Butter-Banana Cinnamon Toast

Rating: 4.67 stars
3
This satisfying peanut butter-banana toast gets a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra flavor boost.

Veggie Sandwich

Rating: 5 stars
1
There's no chance of getting the afternoon munchies when you fuel up with this vegan veggie sandwich filled with fiber and healthy fats, plus fruit on the side. It'll keep you energized until dinner. Feel free to swap in your other favorite sandwich vegetables, sprouts or greens.

White Bean & Avocado Toast

Rating: 4.6 stars
5
Mashed avocado and white beans make for a fiber-rich and creamy topping, the perfect partner for a crispy slice of toast. Try it for a quick breakfast or snack.

Cream Cheese & Veggie Roll-Up

Rating: 5 stars
2
With sliced vegetables, a whole-wheat tortilla and baby spinach, these roll-ups make the perfect healthy lunch for your kids to take to school.

Portobello "Philly Cheese Steak" Sandwich

Rating: 4.81 stars
20
Cheese steaks are a Philadelphia tradition: thin slices from a rich and very fatty slab of beef, fried up and topped with a heavy cheese sauce. We've cut down on the fat considerably--but not on the taste. All it needs is a cold beer or a glass of pinot noir on the side.

Egg Salad Avocado Toast

Rating: 5 stars
1
It's like egg salad and avocado toast had a baby in this 5-minute healthy breakfast.

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

Rating: 4.25 stars
4
Lighten up classic egg salad by swapping in creamy avocado instead of using mayonnaise. Sandwich it between toasted whole-wheat bread and you've got an easy, packable lunch ready for work or school.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Our 17 Best Vegetarian Sandwiches to Make for Lunch
These vegetarian sandwiches combine fresh, crunchy veggies with other delicious ingredients, like hummus, falafel and avocado, for a tasty lunch.
Spanakopita Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
These grilled cheese sandwiches give you all the flavors of the Greek spinach pie, spanakopita, without dealing with fussy layers of phyllo--perfect for an easy weeknight dinner. The creamy flavor-packed filling works well in more than just a sandwich: try it in a calzone or on top of a roasted cauliflower steak too.

Piled-High Greek Vegetable Pitas

Rating: 5 stars
2

The bright, fresh flavors of the Mediterranean come alive in these easy vegetarian pitas. Give yourself enough time to make the roasted vegetables called for in the recipe--or make them a day or two in advance for a healthy meal that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. These pitas would also work well with whatever leftover cooked veggies you have on hand. No need to warm the roasted veggies up; this recipe tastes great chilled or at room temperature.