7 Sandwich Recipes That Are Perfect For Your Picnic Basket

Jul 12, 2023

sandwich recipes for summer picnics

Adorable wicker basket? Check. Bottle of rosé? Check! Summer sandwiches? Of course.

Let’s be honest, picnic sandwiches are a lot more fun than summer salads. They’re universally loved, easily portable and always tasty. It only makes sense they’re a true picnic staple.

But what makes them so delicious? Versatility. Whether you’re feeding meat lovers, vegetarians or picky kids, our sandwiches are sure to be crowd-pleasers (seriously, they’ll vanish quicker than you can say “picnic perfect!”).

Check below to elevate your summer spread.

 

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TURKEY MEATBALL NAAN’WICH WITH YOGURT AND PICKLED VEGETABLES

Juicy turkey meatballs, seasoned to perfection, nestled inside a warm, pillowy naan bread. But hold on, it doesn’t stop there. Give the sandwich a satisfying crunch with pickled veggies, plus an extra zing with a dollop of creamy yogurt to add a cool, tangy note to each bite.

Yeah, we’re drooling too.

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APPLE AND CHEDDAR GRILLED CHEESE WITH TRUFFLE SALAMI

If a classic grilled cheese is the sweet melody playing in the background, then this sandwich recipe is its irresistible dance floor anthem!

It’s crunchy, truffle-y and a whole lot of yummy. Plus, the apple slices bring a touch of sweetness to the mix. In other words, it’s grilled cheese goals.

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GRILLED FRESH MOZZARELLA, TOMATO & PESTO PANINI

Quick warning: Be prepared to make this simple sandwich recipe again and again… and again.

It’s easy, flavorful, comforting and comes together in 20 minutes. Toasted ciabatta bread, melted mozzarella, juicy tomatoes and aromatic pesto are all that’s needed for this tried-and-true culinary delight.

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ULTIMATE AVOCADO BLT CLUB SANDWICH

Our BLT sandwich recipe combines all the elements you love in a classic club with the creamy goodness of avocado. In other words, it brings a delicious twist to outdoor dining. 

Pro Tip: Serve with pickle spears or potato chips for a satisfying picnic pairing.

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CRAB BLT SANDWICH

Crab meat seasoned to perfection, piled high on a bed of crispy bacon with juicy tomatoes and refreshing lettuce. Need we say more?

Get ready to crab a bite and embark on a culinary adventure!

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MINI PROSCUITTO CLUB SLIDERS WITH AVOCADO AIOLI

Any sandwich crowned with aioli is one we’re eager to devour. These bite-size sliders bring the perfect balance of textures and flavors to the picnic that will have everyone reaching for one more.

P.S. Wash this summer stunner down with a crisp glass of rosé or pinot grigio for a tasty touch. 

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LEFTOVER ROAST BEEF PANINIS WITH ARUGULA PESTO

Grab your leftover roast beef, fire up the griddle and get ready to enjoy a sandwich that’s bursting with flavor and comfort.

This recipe isn’t just a convenient way to use up leftovers—it’s a gourmet experience in its own right! It’s a culinary reinvention that will have you excitedly anticipating your next roast beef feast just so you can enjoy these paninis again.

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