10 Ideas to Celebrate National Sandwich Day

Last Updated November 03, 2015

Grilled cheese, pulled pork, BLTs and egg sandwiches: Today is your day. In honor of National Sandwich Day, we’re sharing recipes that go beyond the usual staples. Edible DOOR’s Apple Orchard Sandwich complements locally grown apples with cheddar cheese, spinach, toasted walnuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Inspired by a classic BLT, Edible Columbus makes a mini version for breakfast on a soft petit bun with basil and jalapeño. Check out these recipes from around the country to expand your sandwich repertoire.

Basil, Bacon, Tomato Egg Sandwich with Jalapeno Mayo

basil bacon tomato egg and jalapeno sandwich
Certain things just go together. The classic BLT has inspired this breakfast sandwich. I make them on small soft rolls – a platter disappears quickly at brunch! This sandwich is easy to make and...

Apple Orchard Sandwich

This is the recipe for our Apple Orchard sandwich, which is perfect for fall and uses lots of local ingredients. This is quite popular at the restaurant and gets lots of return customers.

Bacon-Strawberry Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese with bacon and strawberry jam
Preserved strawberries give this hearty grilled-cheese sandwich an unexpected kick. Combine with a crisp salad for an easy weekday dinner.

Pulled Pork Banh-Mi

This recipe for building the perfect Vietnamese version of a submarine sandwich appears in Field to Feast: Recipes Celebrating Florida Farmers, Chefs, and Artisans. The book is a compilation of...

BLT Rollups

Made with sun-dried tomato tortillas, these wraps are a delicious variation of a classic BLT.

Beet & Salmon Open-Face Sandwiches

Beet & Salmon Open-Face Sandwiches
AN ADDICTING OPEN-FACE SANDWICH FROM THE NAKED SOUTH. It’s inspired by one of the few restaurant salmon dishes I’ve fallen in love with: the salmon and beet sandwich at Station 400 in downtown...

Apple and Fig Stuffed Porchetta Sandwiches

Apple and Fig Stuffed Porchetta Sandwiches
This is a dish for a crowd. If possible, source your pork from a ranch or butcher that deals with pasture-raised pigs. The quality of the meat will not go unnoticed in this rustic preparation. It’s...

Moroccan Kale Ratatouille Sandwich

Moroccan Kale Ratatouille Sandwich
There are a couple of tricks to good ratatouille. First, you need a fair amount of garlic and olive oil. Second, cook it only until all of the vegetables are cooked through. If you cook it any longer...

Angelo's 677 Prime Fried Chicken Sandwich

Angelo's 677 Prime Fried Chicken Sandwich
Between a buttery potato bun everything comes together to create a symphony of flavors and textures to this dish. Executive Chef Ken Kehn shares with us a customer favorite from the menu at this local...

Mashed Chickpea Sandwich

mashed chickpea sandwich
This flavorful spread is perfect for making a quick sandwich, or packing as a dip for your favorite whole-grain crackers.