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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.

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

Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

This is one of those recipes that cooks love because it's quick, easy and inexpensive. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness. In addition to rolls, the beef mixture is tasty over rice, biscuits or baked potatoes. -Laurie Hauser, Rochester, New York
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Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Open-Faced Chicken Sandwiches

Caramelized onions, mushrooms and two types of cheese make these my favorite sandwiches. I invented them for a last-minute picnic by combining items I had on hand. They've been a hit ever since. -Lynda Clark of Spokane, Washington

Garlic-Onion Turkey Burgers

Garlic-Onion Turkey Burgers

Garlic-Onion Turkey Burgers

Even if you're not on a restricted diet, you'll enjoy these tasty burgers from Lisa Stavropoulos of Stouffville, Ontario. The ground turkey and beef patties are moist, hearty and seasoned to please. "I came up with this recipe as a more nutritious alternative to store-bought hamburger patties," Lisa says. "My husband often requests them for dinner."

Zippy Burgers

Zippy Burgers

Zippy Burgers

Our Test Kitchen concocted this easy recipe, enhancing lean ground beef with onion powder, chili powder and red pepper flakes. These satisfying burgers are sure to sizzle in any summer meal.

Cajun Chicken Sandwiches

Cajun Chicken Sandwiches

Cajun Chicken Sandwiches

This is my favorite sandwich. The seasoning mixture is enough to give a mild flavor to several chicken breasts...or a spicy taste to just a few. -Amber Peterson of Oakes, North Dakota

Pizza Burgers

Pizza Burgers

Pizza Burgers

From Beloit, Wisconsin, Lisa Trunckenbrod sends this better-for-you version of an all-time lunch-counter classic. Loaded with popular pizza flavor, the cheese-topped burgers not only taste great, but they beat the clock as well.

Turkey Tenderloin Sandwiches

Turkey Tenderloin Sandwiches

Turkey Tenderloin Sandwiches

We loved these absolutely delicious tenderloins when we visited the Iowa State Fair. We had to wait in line for more that an hour to order them, but with this recipe, we can enjoy them regularly.

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches

Grilled Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches

My daughter shared these hearty sandwiches with me, and I think they're a savory melt-in-your-mouth treat. The sweet-sour onions and mushrooms are perfect over the tender beef and lip-smacking garlic mayonnaise. —Ruth Lee of Troy, Ontario

Barbecued Mushroom-Turkey Burgers

Barbecued Mushroom-Turkey Burgers

Barbecued Mushroom-Turkey Burgers

"Flavored with a little of wine, these moist patties taste like they came from an artsy restaurant," promises Hutchinson, Minnesota's Sharon Spethman. "They're a great way to work a few additional vegetables into a backyard barbecue."
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