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Healthy Cooking Sandwich Recipes

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Garden Vegetable Wraps

Garden Vegetable Wraps

Garden Vegetable Wraps

"My husband and I love these ‘light & tasty’ wraps," says Barbara Blake of Brattleboro, Vermont. "I found the recipe years ago and it was an instant hit."

Salmon Salad Pitas

Salmon Salad Pitas

Salmon Salad Pitas

From Bloomington, Indiana, Cheryl Bainbridge promises, “Stuffed in whole wheat pitas, these salmon sandwiches make a healthy lunch. My husband and sons love them as leftovers.”

Chicken Club Brunch Ring

Chicken Club Brunch Ring

Chicken Club Brunch Ring

A few tubes of reduced-fat crescent rolls make this impressive recipe a snap. I fill the ring with chicken salad, and serve warm slices with mustard-flavored mayonnaise. —Rebecca Clark of Warrior, Alabama
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Tarragon Tuna Salad Wraps

Tarragon Tuna Salad Wraps

Tarragon Tuna Salad Wraps

“These warm flour tortillas rolled around a cool and creamy, tuna-vegetable mixture make super sandwiches year-round,” Josephine Devereaux Piro confirms from Easton, Pennsylvania.

Colorful Beef Wraps

Colorful Beef Wraps

Colorful Beef Wraps

I stir-fry a combination of sirloin steak, onions and peppers for these hearty wraps. Spreading a little fat-free ranch salad dressing inside the tortillas really jazzes up the taste. —Robyn Cavallaro of Easton, Pennsylvania

Roast Beef Wrapsody in Blue

Roast Beef Wrapsody in Blue

Roast Beef Wrapsody in Blue

“While assembling lunch one day, I realized we were out of bread, so I used flour tortillas instead,” recalls Sherry Little of Sherwood, Arkansas. “I added crispy veggies, our two favorite types of dressing and roast beef, and the results were wonderful!”

Grilled Bean Burgers

Grilled Bean Burgers

Grilled Bean Burgers

For a surefire meatless mainstay, Marguerite Shaeffer swears by these moist and delicious salsa-topped burgers. “I first sampled them at an ‘Eating Right‘ session at our local library,“ she writes from Sewell, New Jersey. “And they can hold their own against any veggie burger you‘d buy at the supermarket. They’re wonderful!" TASTY TIP Our recipes often give a range on certain herbs and spices to accommodate different tastes. If you like the heat of chili powder, use 2 teaspoons in your Grilled Bean Burgers; for a milder version, use 1 teaspoon.

Cheesy Black Bean Quesadillas

Cheesy Black Bean Quesadillas

Cheesy Black Bean Quesadillas

“These savory bean and vegetable quesadillas are great for those who love Mexican flavors but can’t handle too much heat,” Cherylyn Radford explains from Fox Creek, Alberta. “I like to serve slices with salsa and fat-free sour cream.”

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

The meat won’t be missed in my version of sloppy joes. It tastes like the classic recipe, but is lower in fat and a great option for vegetarians. —Linda Winter, Oak Harbor, Washington

Tuna Artichoke Melts

Tuna Artichoke Melts

Tuna Artichoke Melts

After sampling a similar open-faced sandwich at a restaurant, I created a lovely lemon-seasoned tuna salad with artichoke hearts. Serve it on the patio for lunch with a friend.—Evelyn Basinger, Linville, Virginia

Burrito Pita Pockets

Burrito Pita Pockets

Burrito Pita Pockets

“Quick, delicious and kid-friendly“ is how Laura Mahaffey in Annapolis, Maryland describes her simple solution to busy weeknight meals. These hand-held pockets are filled with flavor and make an easy, eat-and-run entree for summer outings, too. TASTY TIP: For a change of pace, top with guacamole and sour cream or serve with tortilla chips, salsa and refried beans.
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