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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.

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

Bulgur Barbecue

Bulgur Barbecue

Bulgur Barbecue

From Sherwood, Oregon, Jackie Bankenship shares her secret to stretching ground beef into saucy and satisfying sloppy joes. She adds bulgur to her tangy barbecue sandwiches for a healthy measure of fiber.

Greek Hero

Greek Hero

Greek Hero

Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California makes a Greek-style sandwich by spreading a loaf of bread with hummus, veggies, seasonings and feta cheese. With plenty of garden-fresh flavors and a hearty bean spread that packs protein, this stacked submarine makes a satisfying meal-in-one.
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Turkey Gyros

Turkey Gyros

Turkey Gyros

Greek seasoning, feta cheese and dill-cucumber sauce give this gyro an authentic taste. It was my family's introduction to how really good pita bread can be. Instead of feta cheese, we sometimes prefer cheddar or Monterey Jack. —Donna Garvin, Glens Falls, NY

Veggie Tuna Melts

Veggie Tuna Melts

Veggie Tuna Melts

"I created this recipe when I got married 20 years ago and have served it countless times since then," writes Marilyn Smelser of Albany, Oregon, "Sometimes I add a little chili powder, heap the tuna mixture over tortilla chips instead and microwave for hearty nachos."

Toasted Veggie Sandwich

Toasted Veggie Sandwich

Toasted Veggie Sandwich

"The article 'Serve a Salad...from Your Garden' in the Apr/May '02 issue motivated me to share one of my family's favorite veggie sandwiches," writes Gail Nonamaker of Saluda, North Carolina. "Best when made with fresh garden ingredients, this sandwich is low in fat, packed with vitamins and is a meal by itself when served with a glass of milk. For variety, try substituting kale, Swiss chard or dark green leaf lettuce for the spinach."

Shredded Barbecued Turkey Sandwiches

Shredded Barbecued Turkey Sandwiches

Shredded Barbecued Turkey Sandwiches

These moist shredded turkey sandwiches from Barbara Smith of Columbus, Ohio are a welcome break from beef barbecue or sloppy joes. The turkey cooks in a tangy sauce made with ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and mustard.

Roasted Veggie Sandwiches

Roasted Veggie Sandwiches

Roasted Veggie Sandwiches

Looking for a delicious way to use a variety of veggies? Our Test Kitchen home economists recommend tucking your garden harvest into this hearty sandwich. The pleasant flavor of eggplant, red pepper, onion, zucchini and yellow summer squash is enhanced by a creamy basil yogurt spread. The bright blend of colors is sure to perk appetites, too!

Turkey Avocado Sandwiches

Turkey Avocado Sandwiches

Turkey Avocado Sandwiches

"I like to jazz up a plain turkey sandwich with vegetables and fresh cilantro from my garden," shares Dave Bremson from Plantation, Florida. "I combine zesty taco sauce with fat-free cream cheese for the bread spread. A little hot pepper sauce quickly kicks the heat up a notch."

Asian-Style Turkey Pitas

Asian-Style Turkey Pitas

Asian-Style Turkey Pitas

Tired of turkey sandwiches? Try Beverly Graml's fresh-tasting adaptation—a warm spicy stir-fry tucked into pita bread. "A neighbor game me this quick-and-easy recipe years ago," she pens from Yorktown, Virginia. "It's been my most popular day-after-turkey dish ever since."

Shredded Beef Barbecue

Shredded Beef Barbecue

Shredded Beef Barbecue

This beef roast simmers for hours in a homemade barbecue sauce, so it's very tender and easy to shred for sandwiches. The mixture freezes well, too. -Lori Bergquist of Wilton, North Dakota
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