Sandwiches can either be utterly boring or packed full of deliciousness. It all depends on choosing a good mix of fresh ingredients and a flavorful spread to tie everything together. If you need some help with figuring out the makings of a satisfying sandwich, we’re here to help. Whether you’re into warm sandwiches or cold, savory sandwiches or sweet, we’ve got you covered. These 12 vegan sandwiches taste as amazing as they look!

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1. Portobello ‘Bacon’ Sandwich

Smoky Portobello Bacon and Avocado Sandwich

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A sandwich can be a masterpiece. They don’t ever have to be boring, they can be bright, beautiful, and delicious. This Portobello ‘Bacon’ Sandwich by Heather Poire right here is all those things and more. Smoky, savory Portobello mushroom “bacon” is paired with salty olives, spicy arugula, crunchy greens, and a creamy avocado spread. This is a great go-to lunch that you can whip together for lunch the night before.

2. Epic Vegan French Toast PB&J Sandwich

Epic Vegan French Toast PB&J Sandwich

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Taking the ordinary PB&J sandwich to the next level. This Epic Vegan French Toast PB&J Sandwich by Caroline Doucet is made with vegan french toast, stuffed with caramelized bananas, raspberries, granola, peanut butter, and strawberry jam. Make it for a special breakfast or have breakfast for dinner. Either way, it makes for a delicious and satisfying meal.

3. Bean Ball Sandwiches

Bean Ball Sandwiches

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Are homemade bean balls tasty enough to win over even the pickiest eaters? Check. These Bean Ball Sandwiches by Wholesome LLC are awesome!

4. Greek Mushroom Pita Sandwich

Greek Mushroom Pita Sandwich

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These Greek Mushroom Pita Sandwiches by Pavani Nandula are easy to make and delicious. Roasting mushrooms make this pita sandwich meaty and hearty.

5. No-Egg Salad Sandwich

No-Egg Salad Sandwich

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A modern twist to the classic egg salad sandwich recipe! It’s the perfect no-fuss high protein lunch, super inexpensive, and ultra kid-friendly. No-egg salad sandwiches are laughably easy, cheap, and protein-dense. This No-Egg Salad Sandwich recipe by Kris Dee | Mostly Domestic yields a seriously large amount and depending on what other ingredients you may be adding to the sandwich, you should be able to get at least 6 servings out of this bad boy!

6. The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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This sandwich nails all the categories you want in grilled cheese: crusty golden brown bread, gooey melted cheese, and a smidgen of color and extra texture from some veggies.  You have to try The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Emily von Euw!

7. BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich

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This BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich by Lena Novak turned out scrumptious! Therefore, you must try it and make sure you grill the bread because that is incredibly yummy! Oh, and you must try the BBQ sauce! It’s perfect during any season, but especially in summer after a long day of being out in the sun.

8. Creamy and Crunchy Chickpea Salad Sandwich

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This delicious salad can be enjoyed between two slices of whole grain bread, but it can also be enjoyed with crackers or over a leafy green salad. Regardless of how you choose to serve it, this Creamy and Crunchy Chickpea Salad Sandwich by Christina Bedetta is sure to make a satisfying meal!

9. Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

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Tempeh Reuben Sandwiches by Ashley Smyczek are the best! They’re the perfect lunch to keep you full and happy for the rest of the day!! You have to try this recipe!

10. Picnic Perfect Crispy Tofu Sandwiches

Picnic Perfect Crispy Tofu Sandwiches

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Now that the picnic season has officially started, these wholemeal rolls with crispy sesame tofu, creamy avocado, and crunchy carrots, red cabbage & toasted peanuts are THE ULTIMATE VEGAN SANDWICHES to pack in your picnic basket! When it comes to packing the picnic basket, it’s nice to swap the same old boring sandwiches with something a little more exciting and fresh like these wholemeal rolls with crispy sesame tofu, creamy avocado, and crunchy carrots, red cabbage & toasted peanuts. You will love these Picnic Perfect Crispy Tofu Sandwiches by Tania Pilcher!

11. Grilled Chicken of the Woods Sandwich

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Chicken of the Woods is a mushroom also known by its fancy name, Laetiporus. It’s a bright orangey-yellow shelf mushroom with a texture similar to chicken and a soft, lemony scent. In this awesome sandwich, these tasty mushrooms are cooked in a cast iron skillet with seasoning until golden and crispy before being baked in the oven. You can assemble the sandwich any way you like — with vegan cheese, onions, greens, etc… You’ll be amazed by just how chicken-like this Grilled Chicken of the Woods Sandwich by Wicked Healthy tastes.

12. High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli

High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli

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M.A.L.T., mushroom, avocado, lettuce, tomato, is a vegan version of a classic sandwich-so simple but so delicious! Roasted mushrooms add a meatiness to this dish and have a succulent, earthy flavor. The spicy and slightly creamy aioli that goes on it is honestly what ties this whole thing together! Plus, this High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli by Rachel Carr packs in 30 grams of protein per serving!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancer, and prostate cancer, and has many side effects.

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