toasted sandwich recipes

13 Best Toasted Sandwich Recipes You Can Make for Brunch

The humble toasted sandwich — featuring two slices of buttery, crisp toasted bread housing a wide range of delicious fillings — is a dish no one can resist. Make it sweet or savory — or a combination of the two — and you can toast sandwich in an airfryer, toaster, or skillet to get your desired level of crunch.

Toasties make the perfect breakfast, lunch, or brunch, and even a light dinner. The most appealing thing is that you can prepare them in a variety of ways. Here’s a list of great toasted sandwich recipes to allow you to expand your food palate while enjoying wonderful flavors.

1. Apricot Brie Grilled Cheese

This recipe combines tangy and sweet apricot fruit and buttery and creamy Brie to produce ooey-gooey deliciousness. The bread is toasted with garlic butter to give it a rich, savory flavor that you’ll love. This grilled cheese sandwich comes together in just 10 minutes and is perfect for everything from brunches to lunches and dinner sides!

2. Avocado Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Elevating the popular avocado toast to the next level, this recipe pairs avocado with fresh tomatoes, your favorite cheese, and crunchy bread. Cook it in a skillet until golden brown and crispy, and make sure to add a dash of salt and fresh pepper to enhance the sandwich’s flavor. It’s the perfect makeover for the classic avocado toast!

3. Chilli Cheese Sandwich

This Mumbai-style sandwich recipe will be an asset to your cookbook. It calls for stuffing chutney-slathered slices of bread with a mixture made of grated cheese, capsicum, cilantro, red chili flakes, chilies, and onion, then toasting it until crisp. You can serve it with some green coriander chutney or tomato sauce and some potato chips for a filling snack.

4. Croque Madame Toast

Enjoy this French dish, which is a toast version of the creamy Croque Madame, any time of the day! It calls for smearing toasted bread with mustard to give it tart-and-tangy flavors, then topping it with thinly sliced ham and some soft creamy cheese. Finish it off with mornay sauce and a fried or poached egg. Serve hot!

5. Garlic Sage Butter Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This simple but tasty grilled sandwich is brushed with sage-infused garlic butter to give it unmatched crunch and flavor. It has two types of cheese for the filling, so you can expect to enjoy the best of mozzarella and cheddar cheese flavors in every bite. You can also add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the butter to pack some heat.

6. Epic Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Spaghetti in a sandwich? This carb-on-carb meal is certainly an unconventional combination, but delicious nonetheless! Thick bread slices are stuffed with spaghetti and mini meatballs and slathered in garlic butter to produce an award-winning sandwich. The mozzarella gives you that lovely cheese pull, while parmesan adds a nutty flavor. Grill it on low to get the right crispness; you can thank us later.

7. Raspberry White Chocolate Toasted Sandwiches

If you never thought of making dessert sandwiches, you’re missing out! Sweet white chocolate combined with fresh raspberries and gooey marshmallows — you just can’t go wrong with this one. Once the sandwiches are assembled, they’re fried in coconut oil to inject them with a gorgeous tropical flavor. Cook until golden brown and serve with a dusting of icing sugar!

8. Grilled Cheese Ham Sandwich with Chilli Jam

This grilled cheese ham sandwich offers a delightful combination of sweet and spicy flavors from chili jam. It is perfectly crispy and features an unmatched flavor profile when combined with the savory and rich flavors of ham. It also comes together in just 20 minutes — convenient for hectic weeknights!

9. Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Crisp on the outside with an ooey-gooey center, this grilled cheese sandwich is the picture of perfection. Bread, butter, and a combination of three types of cheese — cheddar, Gouda, and Havarti — come together to give you indulgent creaminess in every bite. Serve this irresistible sandwich with a bowl of tomato soup for the perfect meal.

10. Grilled Cheese with Balsamic Onions

Balsamic onions can elevate any dish, as this recipe will demonstrate. The recipe combines crisp, ooey-gooey cheese sandwiches slathered with mustard, with onions cooked with balsamic vinaigrette to produce the perfect snack. These sandwiches are perfect on their own, but they’re especially divine when paired with a bowl of hot soup for dunking.

11. Grilled Reuben Sandwiches

Make these scrumptious Rueben sandwiches by layering corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese on rye bread dressed with a thousand island salad dressing. The bread is buttered and grilled on a stovetop until it’s crisp and nicely browned. It’s filling enough to make the cut for dinner, but you can also pair it with Irish cream Bundt cake for a complete meal.

12. Lobster Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwich with a seafood surprise, these lobster grilled cheese sandwiches will become a staple on your seafood menu! To make, stuff buttered bread with rich and sweet lobster meat, shredded cheddar, peppery baby arugula, and a sprinkle of black pepper. Cook the sandwich until the lobster is ready to enjoy the most extraordinary flavors!

13. Roasted Vegetable Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This sandwich is incredibly cheesy and yet has a refreshing flavor from the addition of veggies. The flavorful and melty sandwich is made with dill Havarti, which is a type of sweet and mild semi-hard cheese combined with sweet and buttery Gouda cheese and lots of tender roasted veggies. Cook it until the cheese has melted and has a golden-brown look, and serve immediately.

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.