Get ready for the best vegan sandwiches from tempeh BLT and chicken salad to vegan grilled cheese and BBQ lentil meatball! Lunch will never get boring again with these delicious creations.
Who doesn’t love a good sandwich for lunch or during a picnic?
They are so easy to customize with whatever you have in your fridge and pantry and pretty much all flavor combinations work!
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From classic combinations like hummus and veggies to more extravagant ideas like a blueberry grilled cheese sandwich with mint pesto (yup!), we’re positive that you will find your next go-to lunch idea here!
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Delicious Vegan Sandwiches
Healthy Vegan Grilled Cheese
How green can a vegan grilled cheese sandwich be? Pretty green! This healthy and delicious recipe features spinach, avocado, grilled zucchini and sprouts alongside smoked tofu and stretchy homemade vegan cheese sauce.
Vegan Tempeh BLT Sandwich
If you love classic sandwiches, try this vegan BLT! Loaded with meaty flavor thanks to the crispy tempeh bacon, it requires just a few simple ingredients like vegan mayo, lettuce and tomato. Serve on sourdough bread!
Hoisin “Chicken” Bao Buns
Do you like Asian cuisine? Try these vegan hoisin seitan bao bun sandwiches: fluffy steamed buns filled with savory herbs, pickles, seitan chicken, hoisin sauce and spicy mayo. Whenever you get bored of the same old veggie sandwich, try this awesome combo!
Classic Vegan Chicken Salad Sandwich
Another classic sandwich gone vegan! This plant-based chicken salad recipe uses soy curls to achieve a wonderful chewy texture alongside nutty toasted almonds, red onion, celery and some seasonings for great flavor. It’s really a crowd-pleasing vegan sandwich filling!
The Ultimate Veggie Sandwich
Have you ever seen a more beautiful veggie sandwich? Stuffed with lots of fresh produce from carrots and cucumber to lettuce, sprouts, tomato, onion and avocado, this most definitely is the ultimate veggie sandwich for everyone who loves their fresh vegetables!
BBQ Lentil Meatball Sandwich
If you like savory flavors, try this smoky vegan BBQ lentil meatball sandwich! Made with garlicky and smoky tomato sauce, sweet cabbage coleslaw and served on soft rolls, this is one messy but satisfying vegan sandwich to eat.
Curried Tofu Salad Sandwich
Crumbled firm tofu, crisp celery and juicy apples all come together beautifully in this tofu salad sandwich! Smothered in a creamy and tangy curry dressing, this sandwich is similar to egg salad but not as mushy. Enjoy on its own or with some crackers!
Scandi Inspired Smoked Tofu Sandwich
Have you ever had smoked tofu? It’s a delicious vegan alternative for smoked fish or meat. This Scandinavian-style “smorrebrod” open-faced sandwich is super simple to make, features smoked tofu, capers, pickles, lettuce and vegan cream cheese. Try this European sandwich idea!
Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich
In this recipe, hearty vegan Buffalo cauliflower bites meet with an avocado-based ranch sauce! The perfect combination of spicy, creamy, herby and tangy — all made with 100% plants. Layer with tomatoes and lettuce on your favorite sandwich bread!
Easy Rainbow Sandwiches
Here comes an easy vegan sandwich idea packed with flavourful and healthy vegetables and a smokey guacamole dip. Fun, satisfying and super healthy, these sandwiches are customizable and can be topped with some pumpkin seeds or sprouts!
Vegan Tempeh Reuben Sandwich
Give another classic recipe a makeover with this vegan Reuben sandwich! It’s made with homemade corned tempeh and layered with your favorite Reuben flavors. Easy to make at home, much better for you and tastes even more amazing.
Baba Ganoush Bagel Sandwich
Bite into a deliciously chewy vegan bagel sandwich infused with Mediterranean baba ganoush, crisp cucumber, rich sun-dried tomatoes and spicy arugula. Protein-rich and nutritious, your lunchtime options just got a whole lot tastier!
Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches
This open-face sandwich with roasted vegetables and smoky walnut sauce is the deliciously simple meal you didn't even know you needed in your life! Made with sweet potato, onion, portobello, red pepper, and the most amazing, rich, and thick walnut sauce, the components of this meal come together in about 45 minutes.
Hummus Mashed Chickpea Sandwiches
These protein-packed vegan sandwiches are made with hummus, chickpea, avocado and crunchy veggies on toasted bread! Similar to vegan tuna sandwiches but totally mayo-free, they come together in a few minutes and are super nutritious.
Vegan Egg Mayo Sandwich
In a hurry? Try this vegan egg mayo sandwich which takes only 10 minutes and can even be prepared a day in advance. The creamy tofu and mayo filling is flavored with turmeric, black pepper, nutritional yeast and kala namak — a special type of salt that adds an egg-like flavor.
Jalapeno Cashew Cheese Veggie Sandwich
This crisp and flavorful vegetable sandwich is loaded with red bell peppers, onions, and spinach. Finished with a generous slathering of jalapeño cashew cheese, it’s great for packed lunches and picnics. Enjoy with a side of potato chips if you like!
BBQ Pineapple Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich
Ready for a true crowd-pleaser? The BBQ pulled jackfruit part of these sandwiches is actually easy to prepare and offers a great meaty texture. The added pineapple gives the recipe an interesting twist and the creamy guacamole topping brings everything together beautifully.
Vegan Blueberry Grilled Cheese with Mint Pesto
This grilled cheese has a little bit of everything with a bright mint pesto, creamy tofu ricotta and a blueberry compote for a touch of sweetness. If you love experimental combinations as much as we do, we dare you to try this beautiful and really delicious vegan sandwich!
Smoked Tempeh Breakfast Sandwich
Why not make a savory vegan breakfast sandwich next weekend? It’s super filling, smokey, veggie-packed and loaded with protein. Easy to make with simple plant-based ingredients, this sandwich is ready to enjoy in under 30 minutes.
Tofu Banh Mi Sandwich
Easy baked spicy tofu with a sweet and spicy sauce and pickled veggies — this Vietnamese sandwich on a French baguette definitely comes with some unusual flavors! The components are great for meal prep so you can make these big long vegan Banh Mi sandwiches in a heartbeat.
Vegan Eggplant Sandwich
This vegan eggplant sandwich is so delicious that you’ll keep making it over and over again. Layers of smoky eggplant and fresh vegetables are packed in panini bread, then toasted till perfection! Tasty, healthy and customizable.
Vegan Caprese Panini
If you like the traditional Italian combination of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella, try it in this vegan sandwich! Stretchy cashew mozzarella cheese sauce drizzled over tomatoes on panini or ciabatta rolls and grilled until crusty.
Roasted Red Pepper Sandwich
Similar to the aforementioned recipe but distinctly different, this roasted red pepper sandwich features vegan mozzarella and cheesy pesto between two slices of bakery-style bread. Perfect during summer and meal prep-friendly so that a fancy-looking sandwich is never far away!
PBJ Coconut Bacon Sandwich
Finally, here’s a lovely twist on your good old peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Top your peanut butter toast with an easy homemade strawberry jam and add some easy coconut bacon for a surprising and tasty crunch.
More easy vegan recipes
If you liked these delicious vegan sandwiches, don’t miss out on the following goodness!
- Best Vegan Summer Salads
- Plant-Based Beginner Recipes
- Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes
- Vegan Summer Dinners
- Best Vegan Bliss Balls
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22+ Easy Vegan Sandwiches for Lunch
Ready to make your next favorite go-to vegan sandwich? With these easy and delicious vegan sandwich fillings, lunch will never get boring again. Prepare your sandwich in advance and take it with you for a quick lunch if needed!
- Bread of choice
- Cashew mayo
- Mushroom pate
- Vegan cream cheese
- Smashed avocado
- Almond ricotta
- Bell pepper
- Shredded cabbage
- Roasted veggies
- Smoked tempeh
- Tofu egg salad
- Coconut bacon
- Smashed chickpeas
- Vegan sausage
- Pulled jackfruit
- Burger patties
- Vegan cheese slices
- Get 2 slices of your favorite vegan bread. Smear any of the vegan spreads on one slice and either the same or a different one on the other slice.
- Prepare your sandwich veggies by washing and slicing them. Place on one of the two slices of bread.
- Add any flavorful and satiating vegan sandwich fillings on your veggies, top with more veggies if liked.
- Enjoy it open-faced or close with the other piece of bread! Wrap the closed sandwich with some foil if you want to take it with you for a portable lunch.
- Choose from our hand-selected list of delicious vegan sandwiches in the article above for more ideas!
- Nutrition information has automatically been calculated for an average hummus and vegetable sandwich.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 367Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 329mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 13gSugar: 9gProtein: 15g
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!
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All of the sandwiches look incredible, can’t wait to make some of them! Thanks so much for this amazing resource.