Healthy and easy sandwiches are the best lunch items to have for this spring. These sandwich ideas are a good and viable lunch option for college students and for employees looking for a cheaper and easier lunch choice. Here is a list of 14 healthy and easy sandwiches you will love this spring.
1. Green Goddess Sandwich
The Green Goddess Sandwich is one of the healthy and easy sandwiches to make for meat-lovers and vegetarians alike. This sandwich is a healthy and an easy way to add more vegetables into your diet. If you like a combination of creamy and crunchy textures, then this sandwich is the perfect one for you this spring. This sandwich consists of yogurt dill sauce, spicy watercress, cucumber, and hemp seeds for extra protein and fat on a bed of oat-nut bread.
2. Ultimate Veggie Sandwich
The Ultimate Veggie Sandwich is a daily dose of vegetables with different textures (from creamy to crunchy) and tastes in a single bite. This sandwich consists of mayo and mustard, romaine lettuce, a carrot, a cucumber, salt and freshly ground pepper, red cabbage, an avocado, a handful of sprouts, a tomato, and slices of red onion on a bed of multi-grain bread (or a bread of your choice).
3. Provolone Veggie Party Sub
The Provolone Veggie Party Sub is loaded with colorful vegetables and a layer of cheese. This veggie sub consists of broccoli rabe, peppers, an onion, marinated artichokes that are drained and chopped, sun-dried tomatoes, and provolone cheese on a bed of split hero rolls. The Provolone Veggie Party Sub is the vegetarian crowd-pleaser for spring.
4. Tomato-Eggplant Tartines
The Tomato-Eggplant Tartines are a good healthy and easy snack in-between break periods for students and employees. This snack consists of a clove of garlic, kosher salt, olive oil, eggplants, shredded mozzarella, tomatoes, grated Parmesan cheese, and basil on a bed of Italian bread. The Tomato-Eggplant Tartines are a good vegetarian snack for spring.
5. Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese
The Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese is the perfect healthy and easy twist of the classic grilled cheese sandwich. This sandwich consists of broccoli florets with a large amount of cheddar. The Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese sandwich is the perfect blend of broccoli and cheese, which is a perfect balance for college students and employees to enjoy.
6. Chicken Pesto Sandwich
The Chicken Pesto Sandwich is one of the healthy and easy sandwiches to make for spring. This sandwich consists of shredded rotisserie chicken, pesto and tomato slices on a bed of oat-nut bread. The Chicken Pesto Sandwich is a good sandwich to have if you like your sandwich to have a creamy texture.
7. Chicken Caesar Sandwich
The Chicken Caesar Sandwich is a good sandwich to have for spring. For this sandwich, you need to remove the Caesar dressing, it is not a healthy dressing. However, if you do an egg-less version and add Greek yogurt: it will lighten the Caesar dressing. The chicken’s seasonings consist of lemon juice and zest, olive oil, thyme leaves, chopped parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper. The Caesar dressing consists of Greek yogurt, chopped anchovy fillets, a minced garlic clove, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and zest, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, and salt and pepper. These ingredients plus lettuce leaves and avocado slices will lay on a bed of a bread of your choice. The Chicken Caesar Sandwich is a good sandwich for a fresh and healthy lunch on campus or at the office.
8. Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich
The Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich may sound gross, but it looks aesthetically pleasing to the eye. If you like a sandwich that has a crunchy texture, this is the sandwich for you. This sandwich consists of rotisserie chicken, a red onion, a diced apple, grape halves, Greek yogurt, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, lemon juice, garlic powder, kosher salt and pepper, and bib lettuce on a bed of bread. The Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich is a healthy and easy sandwich to make for spring if you do not know what to make for lunch.
9. Easy Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce
The Easy Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce are a good healthy and easy meal to make for this spring. These chicken gyros take about 20 minutes of prep work and then they are ready to be served for lunch. This gyro consists of chicken breasts, Mediterranean seasoning, a red pepper, a red onion, and lettuce on a bed of pita bread (Greek flat-bread). While the Tzatziki Sauce consists of cucumber, Greek yogurt, minced garlic, chopped dill, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. The Easy Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce are a good meal to have on campus or at work if you like Greek food.
10. Turkey Avocado + Radish Sandwich
The Turkey Avocado + Radish Sandwich is one of the healthy and easy sandwiches to make for this spring. This sandwich consists of butter lettuce, roasted pepper hummus, radish, and a turkey breast on a bed of oat-nut bread. The Turkey Avocado + Radish Sandwich is a good sandwich to have on campus or at work if you like the combination of creamy and crunchy textures.
11. Turkey Burger with a Baked Sweet Potato
The Turkey Burger with a Baked Sweet Potato is a healthy and an easy lunch option without removing burgers from your life. This burger consists of olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, salt, two cloves of garlic, cilantro, cucumber, tomato, lettuce, sprouts, and a ground turkey breast on a bed of toasted, whole-grain buns with a baked sweet potato on the side. The Turkey Burger with a Baked Sweet Potato is the perfect lunch option for college students and employees in-between classes or lunch breaks.
12. Mini Shrimp Rolls
The Mini Shrimp Rolls are one of the healthy and easy sandwiches to make for a small lunch or a snack on campus. These shrimp rolls consist of mayonnaise, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, kosher salt, tarragon, unsalted butter, cooked shrimp, lettuce, and crushed dill potato chips on a bed of potato rolls. The Mini Shrimp rolls are good with salad as a side for a fresh and healthy lunch on campus or at the office.
13. Avocado and Tuna Salad Wraps
The Avocado and Tuna Salad Wraps are a fun and fresh way to make the best out of your stash of canned tuna that are sitting in your pantry. This wrap consists of an avocado, scallions, mixed greens, canned tuna, olive oil, lemon juice, and kosher salt and pepper on a bed of a 10-inch wrap. The Avocado and Tuna Salad Wraps are nothing like the tuna-salad sandwiches of your childhood, they have a fresh taste.
14. Spicy Tuna Sandwiches
If you like spicy food, then the Spicy Tuna Sandwiches are a healthy and easy sandwich to have in spring. This sandwich consists of mayonnaise, chopped spicy beans, spicy bean brine, celery, snipped chives, and canned tuna on a bed of soft, white bread. These Spicy Tuna Sandwiches are nothing like the fresh-tasting Avocado and Tuna Salad Wrap or the tuna-salad sandwiches of your childhood, they are a tongue-tingling must for the spring.
Do you picture yourself eating one of these healthy and easy sandwiches this spring? If so, let us know in the comments below.
My name is Kaitlin Felder. I graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional/Technical Writing in May 2019.