Better than fast-food fare, these savory sandwiches with veggie cream cheese and zesty olives will have mouths watering in the morning. “For a change of pace, prepare them with other cream cheeses or speed things up by using precooked bacon warmed in the microwave,” advise Chris and Jenny Thackray of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Start supper with Tammy Ellis’ savory, au jus Hamburger Hoagies. This busy Boardman, Oregon mom juggles a full-time job with community and church activities plus her kids’ sports schedules. She's learned to make the most of a few handy ingredients and convenience items that cut time in the kitchen. “My family fell in love with these sandwiches the very first time I made them,” she says.
“I came up with this recipe when my husband and I were looking for something quick,” notes Abby Teel of Kuna, Idaho. “We both love Cajun seasoning, and the same goes for garlic and dill. We combined them in these delicious sandwiches that even my four-year-old loves!”
"Worchestershire and hot pepper sauce add extra flavor to these moist turkey burgers, " notes Phyl Broich-Wessling of Garner, Iowa, "And the sweet-savory onion topping makes the sandwich something special,"
The zesty marinade with a splash of fresh lime juice makes these slightly sesame-flavored wraps a treat. To speed prep time, use a 1-pound package of frozen onion and pepper mix. Trisha Kruse—Eagle, Idaho
Chris Boshoven of Hebron, Indiana told us she's had this recipe in her files for a long time and it's always a lunchtime favorite. She recommends draining the cabbage well, otherwise the sandwich will get soggy.