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Love Your Lunch: 10 Healthy Sandwich Recipes

  • Scott Little

    White Bean and Mozzarella Sandwich

    The white beans add good-for-you fiber and make this lunch more filling than your average veggie sandwich.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    414 calories
    4g fat

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  • Blaine Moats

    Meatball Parmesan Sub

    Swapping turkey meatballs for beef is a great way to cut calories without sacrificing flavor — the secret is browning them in a pan first.

    Tip: These sandwiches are great made in advance. Just wrap the whole thing in aluminum foil and when you're ready to eat, reheat in a 350-degree oven until warm.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    503 calories
    17g fat

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  • Greek Salad Pita Pocket

    The perfect light lunch — make extra to eat as a side salad throughout the week.

    Tip: Make this lunch more hearty by tossing in a handful of canned, drained chickpeas.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 2 pita halves)

    286 calories
    6g fat

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  • Colleen Duffley

    Manchego, Quince, and Toasted Walnut Sandwich

    When you're in the mood for something different, this grilled cheese with a twist makes the perfect sweet bite.

    Tip: Try this with other favorite cheese plate combos like blue cheese and green apples, or Ricotta Salata and honey.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size = 1 sandwich)

    473 calories
    20g fat

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  • Andy Lyons

    Grilled Portobello and Goat Cheese Sandwich

    Don't have exactly these exact vegetables in the fridge? No matter. This sandwich is great with the portobellos and virtually any other grill-friendly veggies you have on hand (try asparagus, green beans, or corn).

    Yields: 4 sandwiches (serving size = 1 sandwich)

    342 calories
    8g fat

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  • Tina Rupp

    Flank Steak Sandwich with Creamy Blue Cheese Sauce

    This decadent sandwich will become an instant favorite — and it's fancy enough for company.

    Tip: These sandwiches are delicious right off the grill or at room temperature.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    479 calories
    19g fat

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  • Peter Ardito

    Asian Chicken Salad Sandwich

    Buy a precooked grocery store rotisserie chicken at the beginning of the week and make quick and easy sandwiches from it all week long.

    Tip: Make this sandwich even lighter by only using white meat.

    Yields: 4 sandwiches (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    531 calories
    22g fat

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  • Jay Wilde

    Tangy Roast Beef Sandwich

    Perfect for a packed lunch! Try something different with your usual deli cold cuts by slathering on a deliciously tangy horseradish mayo.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    409 calories
    16g fat

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  • Alexandra Grablewski

    Grilled Chicken Pesto Wraps with Sun-Dried Tomato

    Use provolone cheese or experiment by swapping in different cheeses, like parmesan or cheddar.

    459 calories
    18g fat

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  • Turkey, Green Apple, and Brie Sandwich

    You won't believe how much delicious brie cheese we packed into each of these sandwiches while still keeping the calories low!

    Tip: Make extra honey mustard sauce and use it on sandwiches throughout the week, or stir in some olive oil and use as a deliciously spicy salad dressing.

    Yields: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

    494 calories
    20g fat

    Originally published on, April 2009.

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