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Healthy Cooking Sandwich Recipes

Find Healthy Cooking Magazine sandwich recipes for a healthy and light meal. Get sandwich recipes from our Healthy Cooking Magazine.

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

Pineapple-Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Pineapple-Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Pineapple-Tuna Salad Sandwiches

From Weirton, West Virginia, Maida Knox offers this tasty twist on an old favorite. She mixes crushed pineapple and applesauce into tuna salad for a delectable treat that’s perfect at lunch.

Southwestern Bean Patties

Southwestern Bean Patties

Southwestern Bean Patties

“I first made this recipe for a crowd of 11 people,“ recalls Debby Chiorino in Pt. Hueneme, CA. “And everyone—from little kids to teens and adults—loved the Southwest flavor…and the guacamole topping. A real hit!“
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Chili Beef Quesadillas

Chili Beef Quesadillas

Chili Beef Quesadillas

Served in whole wheat tortillas, these scrumptious beef and veggie quesadillas pack a healthy dose of fiber. They’re spicy enough to suit my husband, but mild enough to please our 2-year-old son. Robyn Larabee - Lucknow, Ontario

Turkey Reubens

Turkey Reubens

Turkey Reubens

Family and friends will never guess that sandwiches this filling and flavorful could be low in fat! Just ask Elizabeth Myers of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, who shares this hefty lunchtime recipe.

Heavenly Earth Burgers

Heavenly Earth Burgers

Heavenly Earth Burgers

Packed with nutrition, these rice-and-bean patties from Wendy McGowan in Fontana, California make a fun, filling, hand-held entree. Fresh parsley and carrots add flecks of color, and sunflower kernels a touch of crunchiness.

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.

Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Cola is the secret ingredient in this delicious slow-cooked beef. Coated with a well-seasoned sauce, the tender meat gets its zip from chili powder and cayenne pepper. —Marie Basinger of Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Turkey BBQ

Turkey BBQ

Turkey BBQ

I originally got this recipe from my daughter-in-law, who likes to cook healthy meals. I just added my Texas touch to give the chunky turkey sandwiches some zip. I serve them a cranberry salad. —Arlene Anderson of San Antonio, Texas

Chickpea Sandwich Spread

Chickpea Sandwich Spread

Chickpea Sandwich Spread

Trish Quinn of Cheyenne, Wyoming came up with this spread as an alternative to lunch meat. "The pickle juice gives this hummus-like mixture added flavor without fat," she notes.

Cranberry Turkey Wraps

Cranberry Turkey Wraps

Cranberry Turkey Wraps

Fruity and flavorful, these hefty grab-and-go handfuls from Bobbie Keefer in Byers, Colorado are quick to assemble, easy to handle and low in calories. “We often take them in a cooler to the local stock show and eat them in the stands,” says Bobbie. “Everyone seems to love them!”
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