sandwich recipes for dinner

24 Quick And Easy Sandwich Recipes For Dinner

Sandwiches are an all-time favorite food that can cater to every person. From old to young, picky eaters to weight-conscious folks, a sandwich works for everyone since it’s so versatile.

One of the best things about sandwiches is that you can literally throw anything in between the slices and call it a sandwich. Take bread, buns, or dinner rolls, stuff them with your favorite stuffing, sauce, and veggies, and add some cheese, then viola! That’s pretty much all the science that goes into making them.

Try these 24 delicious sandwich recipes for dinner tonight and make your dinner extra-special and your night hassle-free.

1. Monte Cristo Sandwich

This recipe is a creative take on the original Monte Cristo recipe. It includes making a delicious sandwich in a waffle maker using the three classic ingredients: bread, ham, and cheese. All you need to do is butter up your bread slices, place ham and Swiss cheese and close it up with another bread. Cook until the cheese has melted in your waffle maker, and serve it with a fresh quinoa salad for a well-rounded meal.

2. Italian Sausage Sandwich

Lazy Sundays or busy weeks; this sandwich has got you covered. This tasty Italian sausage sandwich is a no-fuss recipe that comes together in only 30 minutes. Grab mozzarella cheese, Italian sausages, onion and marinara sauce, and subs or hoagie rolls. And there you go. The sandwich pretty much makes itself. All you need to do next is stuff your rolls and enjoy!

3. Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A garlic bread grilled cheese sandwich is an all-time favorite! And what’s not to love about it? The yummy crispy pan-seared bread is smeared with butter and stuffed with cheddar and mozzarella cheese. As you pull it apart, you’ll see the lava of cheese oozing through. The sight alone is enough to make your mouth water. Put together this dinner-worthy snack in just 15 minutes. Serve with any sauce you like and enjoy.

4. Fried Pork Sandwich

Satisfy your sandwich cravings with an easy recipe for a fried pork sandwich. Just season your thin pork loin chops, bread-crumb coat them, and fry them until each side is golden brown. Put them in a bun and fill them with your favorite juicy vegetables like pickles and lettuce. Make a spicy mayo sauce with hot sauce and mayonnaise mix to add to your delicious sandwich. Serve it with homemade french fries, and treat yourself to a tasty meal.

5. Spinach and Tomato Tuna Salad Sandwich

When life’s busy schedule has your hands tied up, give yourself a treat by making this quick and fulfilling sandwich. It comes together in 10 minutes and is both healthy and incredibly tasty. This spinach and tomato tuna salad sandwich only requires a handful of ingredients. You’ll need canned tuna, baby spinach, greek yogurt, tomato, mozzarella cheese, and salt and pepper.

6. Steak and Mushroom Grilled Cheese

This tasty steak and mushroom grilled cheese sandwich has got it all. It is uniquely flavorful, loaded with mushroom’s earthy and garlicky flavor paired with steak and grilled cheese. A literal paradise in a bite.

When you bite into the warm toasted sandwich, you’ll be greeted with a soft center of gooey cheese followed by chewy pieces of steak. Loaded with flavors, this steak and mushroom grilled cheese sandwich recipe does not disappoint.

7. Ham and Swiss Croissant Sandwich

Looking for something quick to whip up? Try this ham and Swiss croissant sandwich that is equally tasty and easy. The croissants’ buttery and flaky texture, paired with the ranch dressing spread, Swiss cheese slices, and delicious ham, makes it a delicious treat. Add a few tomato slices and lettuce leaves to give it a nice crunch factor. 

8. Smashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich

A smashed chickpea salad sandwich is absolutely smashing. Loaded with vibrant, tangy flavors and a slight hint of spiciness, it’s a delicious way to incorporate chickpeas into your diet. It’s vegan and gluten-free, and it comes together in only 10 minutes. It’s a perfect getaway weekend picnic lunch or dinner date food that you can enjoy with multigrain sourdough bread.

9. Best Breakfast-For-Dinner Sandwich

It’s no secret that eggs and bacon are the best way to start and end your day. This breakfast-for-dinner sandwich is the ultimate comfort food to unwind at the end of your stressful day. Simple, easy, and absolutely delicious. All you need are sharp cheddar, whole grain bread slices, ketchup, eggs, and bacon. Serve it with a side of freshly and thinly cut avocado and tomato slices, and enjoy.

10. Garlic Chicken Sloppy Joes

Looking for creative ways to use your ground chicken? Try this sweet and savory honey garlic chicken sloppy Joes that is smothered in a delicious sticky sauce. Easy and quick to prepare, this sloppy Joe is something you cannot pass up on. The honey garlic sauce is made with liquid honey, garlic, soy sauce, and vinegar which come together relatively quickly. Serve it on brioche buns; the flavors are wild enough to tantalize your taste buds.

11. Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

So it’s the end of the month, and your pockets are almost empty, but you’re craving some really good food? Try this tasty, budget-friendly instant pot BBQ chicken sandwich recipe. Dump all the ingredients in the instant pot according to the recipe instructions. Once done, shred the chicken, stuff it in your hamburger buns and serve with an extra dose of BBQ sauce.

12. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Want to get creative with buffalo chicken? Try this slow cooker buffalo chicken sandwich recipe. You can leave it to slow cook while you go about your day. It’s hearty and delicious and tastes exquisite when served with blue cheese dressing or ranch. You’ll need some wing sauce, chicken breast, ranch dressing, and butter. The buffalo wing sauce adds an oomph to the flavor profile that’ll have you licking your fingers clean and asking for seconds.

13. Pepper Jack and Steak Sandwich

Flavorful and tender, this cubed steak sandwiched between buttery sub rolls and cilantro sauce makes for a mouthwatering sandwich. Cubed steak is seasoned with Lawry’s salt and cooked in butter until browned. Serve it up with melted pepper jack cheese with a tasty cilantro sauce over the top. A dream-come-true for every food and sandwich lover.

14. Creamy Vegetable Sandwich

Healthy and packing a punch when it comes to flavors, this delightful creamy vegetable sandwich has got it all. It has a creamy sauce and healthy fresh vegetables that add a crunch to your bite. Best of all, it is incredibly cheesy. Prepared in under half an hour, you’ll need peas, carrots, onions, garlic, sweet corn, and some cheese to make this sandwich. Pair it up with a bowl of your favorite soup and turn it into a delicious meal.

15. Cuban Midnight Sandwich

This Cuban midnight sandwich not only has a fancy name but delightful flavors as well. It is served hot and fresh, with sliced deli turkey meat and cooked ham in hoagie rolls. Smear some mayonnaise and Italian dressing mix on your rolls and a spread of mustard as well. Then, place your meat, cheese and dill pickles. Prepare your sandwich, brush some olive oil on top, heat it on a skillet, and serve warm.

16. Grilled Chicken Sandwich

What could make your day better than a well-seasoned chicken, crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato between a sandwich bread? It makes for a deliciously light and quick dinner served with fresh coleslaw, a potato salad, or a cob of grilled corn. All you need to transform your average slices of bread are chicken breasts, vinegar, ground mustard, bacon, tomato, onions, lettuce, and 20 minutes of your time. It really is that simple to make.

17. Avocado and Bacon Sandwich

Looking for something light and quick for dinner? Replenish yourself with healthy food, and give your body a do-over with this delightful avocado and bacon sandwich. It has the creamy goodness and nutrients from avocado slices, the comfort of crispy bacon, tomato slices, and egg between whole-grain bread. This sandwich makes for the perfect hearty and comforting meal for your soul.

18. California Chicken Sandwich

Your meal can’t get any easier or tastier than this simple but delicious California Chicken sandwich. Make your citrus mayonnaise using fat-free mayo, orange and lime juice, ground cumin, and hot sauce. Spread it on sourdough bread slices, and grab some chicken breast, salt, and pepper for seasoning. Make sure to use some tomatoes, avocado, and lettuce leaves for the stuffing.

19. Marinated Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Looking for a healthier and tastier alternative to fast food? We’ve got you covered. Make your own easy restaurant-quality marinated grilled chicken sandwich that will have you thinking twice about spending money on restaurants. A delicious marinade is prepared by mixing olive oil, honey, lime juice, chili powder, and cumin. The chicken is then grilled and placed on your favorite buns. Serve it with your favorite sauces like BBQ, chipotle mayo, or mustard.

20. Italian Hero Sandwich

This Italian classic has loads of meat, cheese, and veggies. It is here to save you from spending hours slaving in the kitchen. Make your night extra special with this amazing recipe that’ll give your taste buds a treat to relish. This hero sandwich has slices of genoa salami, mortadella, capicola, and prosciutto. Topped with a red wine vinaigrette, slices of provolone cheese, and lettuce and tomato, it’s as fulfilling and stuffy as a sandwich can get.

21. Spinach Dip Grilled Cheese

This yummy spinach dip grilled cheese sandwich comes together in only 15 minutes. Spinach is prepared in a heated skillet with sauteed garlic and cooked until it is wilted. It is then chopped and added to your sandwich with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Serve it hot to witness the delicious cheese oozing through when you cut it in half. Definitely, an amazing sight to behold for cheese lovers.

22. Classic Homemade Club Sandwich

The best thing about this classic deli club sandwich is its easy preparation. It has delicious layers of toasted bread, sliced cooked turkey, ham or fried bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.

There’s a third slice of bread in between to hold all the layers of veggies and meat separate. Perfect with a side of coleslaw, this one has your favorite slice of cheese — Colby jack. But if you prefer swiss or cheddar, that works fine too. The best thing about this sandwich is that you only need 12 minutes to make it, and it’s deliciously fulfilling.

23. Egg Salad Sandwich

Looking for a budget-friendly and no-fuss recipe for dinner? Try this egg salad recipe which requires no fancy ingredient list. Just grab some mayonnaise, green onions, mustard, paprika, and of course, eggs. Boil your eggs first and then mix them with the rest of the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper, and make a sandwich with bread slices or any preferred bread. And voila! Your sandwich is ready.

24. Apple Cheddar and Turkey Panini

The pairing of tarty apples with sharp cheddar is a culinary love affair, one that you will love biting into. To make this dinner-worthy sandwich, you only need some dijon mustard, whole grain bread, cheddar cheese, green apples, and deli-roasted turkey. Best of all, this sandwich tastes even better when shared with a loved one.

AboutJamila Khan

Jamila has worked as a freelance food writer for the last five years, with expertise in recipe how-tos, food facts, and history. When she isn’t writing, you will typically find Jamila whipping up a delicious meal in the kitchen.