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Healthy Cooking Sandwich Recipes

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Our family always looks forward to this traditional stromboli—and now it's lower in fat and calories! —Barb Miller, Oakdale, Minnesota
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Barbecued Turkey on Buns

Barbecued Turkey on Buns

Barbecued Turkey on Buns

Christa Norwalk feels good serving these luscious sandwiches that make the most of unsweetened pineapple juice for lunch or dinner. ”They have such great flavor,” she says. “Folks never guess they’re made with ground turkey.”

Open-Faced Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Salad Sandwiches

These uniquely flavored chicken sandwiches, with their sweet-tangy-tart combo of ingredients, are absolutely delectable. “Enjoy this recipe as it is or, even better, use a panini press and fix it as a normal sandwich—it works fabulously.” —Christina Falco Covington, Louisiana

Basil Chicken Sandwiches

Basil Chicken Sandwiches

Basil Chicken Sandwiches

"I got the inspiration for this recipe when I knew my parents and in-laws were coming to see our new home," shares Kerry Durgin Krebs of New Market, Maryland. "My mother-in-law has food allergies, my father-in-law has some very specific food preferences and my parents appreciate light meals. I created this chicken sandwich with fresh basil for our lunch."
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Burgers Cacciatore

Burgers Cacciatore

Burgers Cacciatore

Please romance submitter's preference for fresh (or smoked fresh) mozzarella cheese. (RE changed for readers' convenience.) Reader also likes red and yellow plum tomatoes. ME: Call for 6 oz. part-skim mozzarella cheese on Internet grocery list.

Cuban-Style Pork Sandwiches

Cuban-Style Pork Sandwiches

Cuban-Style Pork Sandwiches

Loaded with tangy flavor, this is a lighter version of a favorite restaurant-style sandwich. If you don’t have a panini maker, tuck the sandwiches under the broiler until the bread is browned and the cheese melted. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island

Open-Faced Swordfish Sandwiches

Open-Faced Swordfish Sandwiches

Open-Faced Swordfish Sandwiches

Topped with blue cheese salad dressing and a festive combination of carrots, red onion and lime juice, these warm sandwiches are a special way to welcome dinnertime.—Ms. Alicia Montalvo Pagan, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Turkey Salad Wraps

Turkey Salad Wraps

Turkey Salad Wraps

Your family will be happy to take the "wrap" when it's loaded with luscious turkey salad dressed with alight mix of yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic and curry. "This is excellent for lunch boxes, and the tortilla is a fun replacement for bread," says Janet Knickerbocker of Palmyra, Missouri. To add a bit of color, choose red or green tortillas.

Omelet Tortilla Wrap

Omelet Tortilla Wrap

Omelet Tortilla Wrap

“Here’s a hearty, better-for-you breakfast that can be eaten right out of hand. Kids just love it.” Ingrid Parker - Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

We love this recipe because it's easy and vegetarian. Family members assemble their own sandwiches to their liking. -Cara Neth of Fort Collins, Colorado

My Favorite Burger

My Favorite Burger

My Favorite Burger

“After having a burger similar to this at a diner years ago, I tried to lighten it up without losing the great flavors. Now I can enjoy one more often without feeling guilty!” -Kristen Swihart – Perrysburg, Ohio

Turkey Crescent Wreath

Turkey Crescent Wreath

Turkey Crescent Wreath

This savory wreath is as pretty to look at as it is to eat! When hosting a get-together the day after Thanksgiving las year, I prepared it using leftover turkey. Everyone enjoyed slices of it and asked for seconds. —Jane Jones of Cedar, Minnesota
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