Top 22 Best Sandwich Recipes

Whether you're looking for a sandwich idea for an everyday lunch or need something to feed a crowd, you're sure to find a recipe here. Choose from easy pulled pork or chicken, beef or turkey burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, lobster rolls, sloppy Joes, and many more.

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

    Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

    The Spruce


     Serve this delicious shredded chicken on split toasted buns with coleslaw and baked beans, along with sliced pickles and your favorite barbecue sides.

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    Easy Crock Pot Steak Fajitas

    Slow Cooker Fajitas
    Diana Rattray

     Flank steak is slow cooked to perfection with onion, bell peppers, and a variety of spices and seasonings. Serve the beef in tortillas with your favorite toppings.

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    Southern-Style Chicken Salad

    Southern-Style Chicken Salad

    The Spruce

    The secret ingredient in these Southern chicken salad sandwiches is the dill relish. And the chopped hard-boiled egg is essential!

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    Lobster Roll

    Lobster Roll
    Diana Rattray

    Once in awhile, we splurge and pick up a steamed lobster. While we love steamed or boiled lobster with butter, we usually make a lobster salad for sandwiches. The lobster roll is one of my favorite indulgences. If you are reducing carbs, the lobster salad filling is also delicious served on greens with tomato wedges.

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    Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwiches

    Kentucky hot brown turkey sandwich recipe

    The Spruce Eats / Diana Chistruga

    Any day is a great day for these delicious Kentucky sandwiches. Serve these traditional sandwiches for lunch or dinner with chips, fries, or a cup of soup.

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    Crock Pot Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

    Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef
    Diana Rattray

    This recipe is similar to pulled pork, but it's made with budget-friendly chuck roast. The roast is cooked to perfection with spicy barbecue sauce.

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Ham

    Pulled Ham With Mustard Sauce
    Diana Rattray

     Smoked pork shoulder is an excellent alternative to fresh pork shoulder, and it makes extraordinary sandwiches! Use plain mustard or the mustard sauce included in the recipe.

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    Chicken Burgers

    Chicken Burgers
    Diana Rattray

     These burgers are made with freshly ground or minced chicken thighs. The seasonings and spices make these burgers juicy and delicious.

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    Tuna Salad for Sandwiches

    Southern tuna salad

    The Spruce


    Use canned or packaged white tuna in this tasty tuna sandwich filling. Serve these sandwiches with chips or fries and soup for a satisfying lunch or sandwich supper.

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    Classic Crab Roll

    Classic Crab Roll

    Elaine Lemm

    The sister sandwich to the more labor-intensive lobster roll, the classic crab roll brings the fresh flavors of crab, lemon, and chives together in a delicious hand-held meal. The pickled vegetables on top add a tangy finishing touch.

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    Easy Tuna Melts

    Tuna Melts
    Diana Rattray

    These tuna melts make a great lunch for kids. The little open-faced sandwiches make a delicious dinner dish as well. Add fries, chips, and fresh sliced tomatoes or a tossed salad for a well-rounded lunch or dinner.

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    Fried Chicken Sandwiches

    Fried Chicken Sandwich
    Diana Rattray

    The fried chicken slices in these sandwiches take just minutes to cook, and they are amazing in these sandwiches. 

    We use a spicy Sriracha mayonnaise on my sandwich, but you might choose plain mayonnaise, a mustard mayonnaise blend, or ranch style dressing.

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    Ham Salad Rolls

    Southern style ham salad

    The Spruce

    This ham salad sandwich is a snap to mix up in the food processor, or mince the ham by hand and mix the ingredients together for delicious sandwiches or filled rolls.

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    Perfect Turkey Salad Sandwiches

    Turkey salad sandwich

     The Spruce

     Pile this delicious turkey salad on plain or toasted rolls, buns, or sliced bread. Add bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes and serve them with chips or fries.

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    Fried Oyster Po' Boy

    Fried Oyster Po' Boy
    Diana Rattray

    This oyster po' boy would also be delicious with Come Back Sauce or remoulade sauce instead of mayonnaise.

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    Sloppy Chili Beef Burgers

    Sloppy Chili Beef Burgers
    Diana Rattray

    These make a tasty lunch sandwich. Or keep the beef mixture in the slow cooker for a game day party or tailgating event.

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    Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches

    Instant Pot French dip sandwiches with jus.
    Diana Rattray

    French dip sandwiches are quick and easy when made with the help of a pressure cooker. Serve the au jus alongside the sandwiches for dipping.

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    Classic Reuben Sandwich

    Preparing a Reuben Sandwich
    Lauri Patterson / Getty Images

     Use sliced leftover corned beef or deli corned beef in this classic sandwich. The sandwiches are made with sliced Swiss cheese and lots of sauerkraut. Arrange the filling on sliced rye bread.

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    Classic Crock Pot Sloppy Joes

    Sloppy Joe Sandwich
    Diana Rattray

    The classic American sandwich is kid and family-friendly, and it's an excellent choice for a party or gathering. The recipe is easily scaled up for a crowd.

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Barbecue, Carolina Style

    Pulled Pork Barbecue Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    This is my go-to recipe for visiting friends and family. It's an easy preparation and the pork can be served right from the slow cooker. 

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    Juicy Baked Burgers

    Oven baked burger with fries

    The Spruce 

    These burgers are seared and then baked to perfection in the oven. Serve the burgers on buns with your favorite toppings.

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    Steak and Cheese Sandwiches

    Steak and Cheese Sandwich
    Diana Rattray

     Use shaved steak or very thinly sliced steak in these delicious steak sandwiches. The steak is cooked with peppers and onions.