Easy lunch ideas are something that we all think about during week. The problem is it is so easy to get caught up in the same old same old.
Believe me, I totally understand that! That is why we decided to comb the internet for some of the tasty and easiest to make lunches out there.
We have found a great combination of sandwich ideas! In this list you will find gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and so much more!
These sandwich ideas will go great with a side salad like my signature shrimp salad. They also pare well with a comforting bowl of soup. Or you can simply enjoy the sandwich all on it’s own!
If you are looking for Back to School lunch ideas, make sure you check out our roundup for simple and tasty ideas for the kids!
If you decide to make any of these easy lunch ideas, leave a comment and let us know how it was!
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This vegetarian take on the classic Vietnamese sandwich is so satisfying! Crisp from the cucumber, spicy from the sriracha aioli and jalapeños, and hearty with the marinated tofu! A must try for all eaters!
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Strange as it may be, from time to time, we’re granted the gift of leftover prime rib, and if you’re looking for a little something extra to do with it post-holiday dinner, a Prime Rib Sandwich is the way to go.
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You will love this easy avocado recipe for avocado egg toast sandwich recipe! Avocados are very healthy for you and this is one of my favorite healthy lunch ideas.
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Vegan no tuna salad recipe with mashed chickpeas, creamy avocado, scallions and lime. Protein loaded, simple, no mayo, no oil needed!
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This Vegetarian Chicken Salad is so quick and easy to make! It is the perfect plant-based no cook recipe!
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This rotisserie chicken bruschetta sandwich is so easy and so delicious! Flavored with easy balsamic aioli, tomato, basil, and cheese – you’ll love it!
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An extra indulgent take on the PB & Jelly sandwich, with the addition of warm, eggy, extra thick French toast, crunchy peanut butter, blueberry jam and fresh raspberries. It’s so good!
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How to make cucumber sandwiches without bread! This cucumber subs recipe is quick, simple, and easy to customize. Like a turkey sandwich without the carbs!
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Need an easy no-cook lunch? Prep these sandwiches in 20 minutes and stick them in the fridge to "press" until you're ready to slice & eat. They're jam-packed with savory cold cuts, creamy cheese, briny olive tapenade, tangy pickled peppers, and peppery greens so you won't get bored.
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Ultimate Veggie Sandwich is one of the best vegetarian sandwiches piled high with fresh vegetables, avocado and a lemon herb cream cheese spread!
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A simple and delicious pressed sandwich recipe using turkey breast, cranberry sauce and sliced Brie cheese on whole grain bread.
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Just 7 ingredients and 10 minutes is all you need to make this delicious Mango Curried Chicken Salad!
Made with cashews, fresh or dried mango, celery, honey mustard and mayo (or Greek yogurt) + curry powder.
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The most delicious heirloom tomato sandwich starts with a rainbow of the season's best tomatoes and is then topped with the most flavorful mayonnaise I have ever had in my life, made with smoked corn.
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This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What’s not to love about this iconic salad?
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This new grilled cheese sandwich will knock your socks off! It’s made with garlic bread and loaded with gooey mozzarella cheese, pine nuts, and prosciutto.
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It’s a bit of a process to make this sandwich, but it’s so definitely worth it! You’ll love the results.
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An easy healthy lunch recipe for any day of the week. Curried Black Eyed Pea Salad Sandwiches that are gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free. Easy to whip up on your meal prep days and have ready to go in the fridge!
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Guinness corned beef sliders on Hawaiian rolls make a festive St. Patrick’s Day meal! These easy party sandwiches can also be served year round as Game Day appetizers and crowd-pleasing party food.
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These easy homemade French dip sandwiches are comfort food heaven. Smoked beef brisket is layered with Monterey jack cheese on a crusty baguette and served with a quick homemade au jus for dipping.
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We make this chicken salad sandwich recipe on a weekly basis because it’s super easy to make and tastes yummy! Serve this chicken salad on croissant rolls for extra flavor!
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This vegan egg salad sandwich is perfect for meal prep and tastes just like the real thing! You can make a big batch and eat it throughout the week!
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This Grilled Cheese with Tomato and Onion is SO easy that it’s barely a recipe – but SO good that it’s like eating a gourmet grilled cheese. It’s an delicious twist on your favourite classic comfort food, and the perfect easy lunch or dinner for adults and kids alike.
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These (healthy!) Buffalo Chicken Dip Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are basically the ultimate crave-worthy creation. Two favorite foods, together in one amazingly cheesy-gooey-awesome sandwich. And it's ready in just minutes!
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A simple, quick, extremely delicious egg sandwich that can be made within 10 minutes if boiled eggs are already in hand.
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A 5 minute and couple ingredient sandwich that is eaten cold. Kid approved and so simple.
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The easiest ham and cheese sliders made with just a handful of ingredients. Super easy to make and perfect for a large crowd!
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Chickpea tuna is a new take on an old classic. This is an easy vegan lunch idea that’s delicious for work and kid approved for school lunches!
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Subtle and pleasant plant-food flavors, combined with the tender and well-seasoned taste of chicken, make this chicken salad sandwich amazing all by itself. And don't forget the lime juice! A drizzle of this juice will raise your dish by adding tangy flavor.
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Salty, spicy & loaded with flavor - this simple sandwich is the perfect brunch or lunch. With a heap of tapenade topped with feta cheese & chopped jalapeño it's a filling snack that brings loads of flavor with a spicy kick at the end.(Vegetarian if made with my or other vegan tapenade)
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Katsu sando with tonkatsu sauce. So easy to make and so satisfying. Not to mention that my kids went crazy for it, this Japanese sandwich has become one of their most requested recipes.
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The combination of flavors from the ham, pickles, lettuce and crunchy cucumber is fabulous! This will be a favorite lunchbox sandwich!
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This is the most incredible, flavorful Peruvian Sandwich (aka sanguche). Peru is famous for sandwiches, and this veggie version is filled with Peruvian spices and roasted vegetables to give it loads of great taste.
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This is a tasty and easy to prepare mayonnaise sandwich made with mild veggie mayo stuffing.
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Forget Arby’s and enjoy your own homemade Pecan Chicken Salad as a Sandwich or on a bed of lettuce. Fresh apples, grapes and celery give the salad a nice crunch.
This peach basil grilled cheese feature a wonderfully gooey combination of flavorful Gruyere cheese, juicy peaches, basil, and honey. It's all stacked on toasted sourdough bread. A flavor combination that is definitely not the norm but it will make your taste buds sing with pleasure.
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Planning for the perfect picnic or school lunch? Don’t forget to pack these tasty PB & J sandwiches in your picnic basket or lunch box. They’re loved by kids and adults alike, packed with plant protein and are easy to make!
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If you have any meat leftover from a roast lamb dinner, then making this Lamb Sandwich is simply a must. The addition of avocado and jam makes it out of this world!
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Spicy avocado egg salad sandwiched between chewy pumpernickel bread slices. Perfect texture contrast and flavor combination!
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This Mediterranean Pressed Sandwich with its lovely bright flavors is just perfect for a late summer picnic.
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Instant Pot Pulled Chicken is amazingly juicy and full of great BBQ flavor! So quick and easy to make, Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Chicken sandwiches are perfect for lunch or as an easy weeknight dinner.