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Vegan Sandwich Recipe Ideas

Vegan Sandwich IdeasYou’ve got to try these vegan sandwich recipe ideas! I’ve included 20+ vegan sandwiches; everything from fast food sandwich ideas (like a vegan Popeyes Chicken sandwich recipe) to classic sandwiches like Vegan BLT, Clubhouse or Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches!  I listed my top sandwich ideas so that you can make vegan sandwiches that taste and look like the ones you grew up on!

Vegan Sandwich Recipe Ideas

This list of vegan sandwich ideas are for anyone looking for plant-based sandwiches for their family and friends; whether you’re vegan or not-so-vegan. I make vegan recipes appealing and tasty to non-vegans too so that they can see how amazing vegan food can be! I’ve listed a range of ideas to make your own vegan sandwiches at home. From here, you can change up the recipes however you’d like. 

club sandwich vegan recipeVegan Club Sandwich (5 mins)

Let’s start with a classic vegan club sandwich recipe. This vegan club is made using simple vegan swaps to replicate the flavour of a traditional club sandwich. Between 3 pieces of toast, we have vegan mayo, vegan chicken pieces, vegan bacon and cheddar cheese, with lettuce and tomato. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Asparagus Grilled Cheese SandwichVegan Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich (15 mins)

This is like a gourmet grilled cheese but healthy! This recipe is great if you have any leftover roasted asparagus or need to make an easy lunch or dinner. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Popeyes Chicken SandwichVegan Popeyes Chicken Sandwich (38 mins)

This vegan fried chicken is dressed up like Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich, but with vegan butter, mayo and buns. It’s so delicious. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Tuna MeltVegan Tuna Melt (9 mins)

Most vegan tuna melt recipes use chickpea tuna, but I discovered that jackfruit is one of the best substitutes to get a vegan tuna lookalike! Plus I always have canned jackfruit in my pantry. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Fish SandwichVegan Fish Sandwich (30 mins)

I believe that store-bought vegan alternatives are an amazing way to enjoy the flavours we grew up with! They can sometimes be expensive and a little plain, but if you have some vegan fish sitting in your freezer and you want to make an easy and incredible meal, I’ll show you how to do this. Get the recipe here!

Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana SandwichGrilled Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich (5 mins)

Whether you’re looking for a quick sandwich for breakfast or lunch, this grilled PB and banana sandwich is a saving grace. It is sweet and salty and full of yummy spice. Perfect for late-night cravings too! Get the recipe here!

Vegan Philly CheesesteakVegan Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich (35 mins)

I’m sharing an easy vegan mushroom cheesesteak sandwich recipe with you. This recipe uses simple ingredients that create a savoury, full of flavour Philly sandwich. It is a simple way to veganize a classic comfort food. Get the recipe here!

Grilled Portobello SandwichVegan Grilled Portabello Sandwich (30 mins)

I’m going to show you how to marinate and cook your portobello mushroom for your sandwich! I’ve also included a beer cheese sauce, caramelized onions, and recommendations on what to add to your portobello sandwich. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Cucumber Tea Sandwiches RecipeVegan Tea Sandwiches (2 mins)

Cucumber sandwiches became popular in England long ago when people ate them to keep cool and refreshed sitting in the sun drinking hot tea and wearing thick layers of clothing. Now, they are commonly found at high tea and as a bite to have for afternoon lunch.  Get the recipe here!

Vegan Pulled Pork SandwichVegan Pulled “Pork” Sandwiches (33 mins)

A super easy, instant pot jackfruit pulled pork recipe. You can turn this pulled jackfruit into vegan pulled “pork” tacos, jackfruit pulled “pork” sandwiches and more. This instant pot recipe will show you how to make the best vegan pulled pork you’ll ever have! Get the recipe here!

Vegan BLT Toasted SandwichEasy Vegan BLT (5 mins)

This easy vegan sandwich is a fun twist on the classic Vegan BLT! It’s 5-ingredients and the perfect vegan lunch idea for back to school, school lunches or work lunches. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Chicken Salad SandwichVegan Chicken Salad Sandwich (30 mins)

A vegetarian twist on a classic. This vegan chicken salad sandwich is healthy and easily prepared in just a few minutes. The perfect vegan lunch for school or work or when you’re in the mood for something quick and delicious. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Egg Salad SandwichesVegan Egg Salad Sandwich (30 mins)

Vegan Egg Salad Sandwich with alfalfa sprouts and tomatoes-  this sandwich is layered with tofu egg salad, alfalfa sprouts, tomatoes piled high on a whole grain rye bread. It’s a back-to-school favourite! Get the recipe here!

Vegan Tuna Salad SandwichVegan “Tuna” Salad Sandwich (30 mins)

This chickpea tuna salad tastes exactly like real tuna salad! No kidding! Great served in a sandwich, wrap or on it’s own! Get the recipe here!

Spicy Italian Eggplant SandwichItalian Eggplant Sandwich (45 mins)

This Italian Eggplant Sandwich is a go-to dinner recipe for us– A mouth-watering twist on the classic Italian Veal Sandwich, substituting eggplant for veal turning it into a true vegan delight even omnivores will enjoy. Get the recipe here!

Mediterranean Veggie SandwichMediterranean Veggie Sandwich (25 mins)

This healthy roasted sweet potato sandwich recipe features roasted red peppers, sprouts, fresh basil and hummus! This sandwich is a new and fun flavour profile for a quick and easy lunch. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Monte CristoVegan Monte Cristo (25 mins)

A Monte Cristo is a fried ham and cheese sandwich with jam. So using vegan alternatives, I went ahead and turned this non-vegan classic sandwich into a vegan breakfast/brunch pancake that satisfies your sweet and savoury taste buds. Why use two pieces of bread when you can put it between two delicious pancakes? Get the recipe here!

Vegan Sloppy JoesVegan Lentil Sloppy Joes (1 hour 15 mins)

This recipe uses lentils and veggie ground round. The lentils and ground round ground are cooked with onion, red pepper, garlic cumin, chili powder, BBQ sauce and tomato and served on a toasted and buttered bun. Try garnishing it with pickles, pickled jalapenos or coleslaw. Get the recipe here!

Portobello Mushroom Sliders | Veggie Burger RecipeVegan Meatball Sub Sliders (27 mins)

This recipe can be served as an appetizer passed around at a party, or as an easy family meal. And since there’s no meat or eggs, it’s safe enough for kids to get involved and help out! Get the recipe here!

Vegan Big Mac BurgerVegan Big Mac (10 mins)

This delicious vegan big mac McDonalds replica can be made in 10 mins at home using easy-to-find ingredients! Anyone in your household will find this burger tasty with my vegan big mac sauce included! Get the recipe here!

Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme (Vegan Taco Bell)Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme (23 mins)

I’m not sure if this is widely recognized as a sandwich, but it’s fillings between bread so for the purposes of this list, we will count it. This vegan Taco Bell copycat recipe uses 9 simple ingredients and can be made in 25 mins. Get the recipe here!

Vegan Donair RecipeVegan Donair (35 mins)

Strong garlic and onion flavours, seasoned and sliced seitan and sweet, creamy sauce, all wrapped in a soft pita. Using store-bought seitan helps keep this recipe super simple, but feel free to make seitan at home. Get the recipe here!

Vegan lobster rollsBest Vegan Lobster Roll (34 mins)

While lobster rolls are popular along the east coast of Canada & US, I wanted to make it easy to make a cruelty-free version of a lobster roll recipe for vegans and vegetarians who might have grown up eating them.  Get the recipe here!

Thanksgiving Leftover SandwichThanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich (12 mins)

This creation can be made using classic Thanksgiving leftovers like mashed potatoesgravycranberry sauce and slices of your leftover holiday roast. I even reheated my vegan turkey cutlets on the barbeque for a delicious grilled taste. Get the recipe here!

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20+ Vegan Sandwich Ideas
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I've included 20+ vegan sandwiches; everything from fast food sandwich ideas (like a vegan Popeyes Chicken sandwich recipe) to classic sandwiches like Vegan BLT, Clubhouse or Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches! I listed my top sandwich ideas so that you can make vegan sandwiches that taste and look like the ones you grew up on!
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: 2 servings
  1. Plan what vegan sandwich recipe you want to make.
  2. Gather all your ingredients.
  3. Enjoy your vegan sandwiches with other delicious vegan food!

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Hi! I’m Candice aka The Edgy Veg!  I veganize popular food recipes for vegans, plant-based diets, eco-conscious eaters & people who are trying to eat more plants over… y’know animals or by-products of animals. I hope you enjoy this tasty vegan recipe!

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  • I’ve made the popeyes vegan chicken sandwich and the vegan tuna melt so far and loved them both! I can’t wait to try more sandwich recipes!

  • This actually makes me excited to pack lunches. I make the tuna melt as a sandwich and I love it. I found vegan canned tuna that works really well.


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