Sandwiches become meals in themselves when you dress them up with savory fillings or pile them high with assorted meats and vegetables.
Grilled Vegetables on Focaccia This vegetable conbination makes a flavorful topper for purchased or homemade focaccia. You can also use tortillas as the base. Spread them with the cream-cheese mixture, lay the vegetables on top, and then roll them up burrito style.
Saucy Sloppy Joes Purchase thinly sliced cooked beef from the deli to trim the preparation time for this hearty sandwich.
Egg, Salmon, and Caper Filling Think of sandwich-making as an expression of your creativity. This spread is fine alone on bread, but if you're feeling adventuresome, stack cooked bacon slives, lettuce, cucumber, or tomato or pickle slices on top of the savory filling.
Chicken and Feta Salad Stuffed Pitas Thaw the chicken in the refrigerator overnight, then assemble thsese sandwiches the next day.
Turkey and Chutney Spread Spread this spunky mixture on lavosh or flatbread, and pretend you're dining at a Scandinavian smorgasbord.
Avocado-Vegetable Pitas To tote this for lunch, pack the filling and bread separately and assemble just before eating.
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