What makes a sandwich epic? Flavors. And the best way to get flavors into your sandwich is to build them through the components you have. For instance, if you’re making a homemade burger using a vegan meat substitute, adding a few extra seasonings onto the burger will elevate the flavor and overall taste. And with that burger, you can add sauces, vegetables, and other elements to compliment or contrast flavors. An epic vegan sandwich has a variety of flavor components and looks amazing to eat. This guide is not just a list of the most epic vegan sandwiches on our site, but tips for you on how to create your version, as well. This guide includes burgers, sloppy joes, sub sandwiches, chick’n sandwiches, and much more!

The secret to building an epic sandwich is understanding and including a balance of flavors and textures throughout the sandwich. The other secret is what sort of epicness do you want in your sandwich? Do you want it to be piled high with ingredients to look amazing on the plate? Do you want it to be extra saucy and have the first bite make a bit of a mess? Knowing what you want out of your sandwich is important because once you know what you’re aiming for, you’ll know what to include.

Including different components like vegetables or sauces is an excellent way to elevate your sandwich. And it doesn’t have to be your usual vegetables such as lettuce and tomato on a burger, but it can be as creative as an avocado slaw on a pulled jackfruit sandwich. You can also add a variety of sauces, both sweet and spicy (or both!). Having a variety of flavors can add an epic taste to your sandwich, but make sure you balance them. For instance, a BBQ sandwich is sweeter, and so having a slaw or a vegetable to counteract the sweet can give the sandwich some balance. You can also add another component of sweetness like peaches and caramelized onions, like in this One-Sheet Bbq Mushroom Jack ‘n Peaches Sandwiches.

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This week, we’re bringing delicious, fully vegan, and plant-based ways to enjoy epic sandwiches!

Epic Eats

Vegan Grilled Chicken of the Woods Sandwich

Source: Grilled Chicken of the Woods Sandwich

These epic eats are made to impress with taste and textures! These sandwiches also take specific ingredients that you may have to look a bit harder for, but are well worth it! These epic sandwiches are meant to wow!

BBQ and Sub Sandwiches

Vegan Tofu and Coconut Bacon Caesar Sub

Source: Tofu and Coconut Bacon Caesar Sub

If you’re a fan of that first bite being savory and savory with an extra dose of sauce, these are the sandwiches for you! These sandwiches are not only packed with flavor but have wonderful textures to make each bite delicious and comforting.

Sandwiches that Get Creative with Plants

Vegan Portobello ‘Bacon’ Sandwich

Source: Portobello ‘Bacon’ Sandwich

Who said you can’t create epic sandwiches just using plants? Every sandwich in this guide magically uses plants, but these particular sandwiches are where they’re in the spotlight. Think of these sandwiches like club sandwiches. Try out using mushrooms as the center of your sandwich, or even a breaded piece of summer squash!

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 inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, and prostate cancer, and has many side effects

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