We’re calling time on boring, old plain ham sandwiches; it’s time to up the ante with your lunch. Get ready for inspiring and creative filling ideas that will take your midday meal from blah to more please.
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Haloumi schnitzel sandwiches
These schnitzel sandwiches using squeaky haloumi cheese are a vegetarian alternative to burgers or schnitzel sambos. Meat eaters can’t have all the fun!
Fish sandwiches with Caesar dressing
Up your sambo game.
Lemongrass beef banh mi
Be the envy of the lunch table.
Not just a fleecy jumper.
So much to love about this classic toastie.
Bolognese and Parmesan Toasties
A great way to use up any leftover bolognese and create a quick dinner or lunch idea.
Cauliflower fritter rolls with fried haloumi and lime emulsion
Meltingly soft haloumi and herby cauliflower fritters in a soft roll make for a magic meal.
Kimchi and cheese toasties
A fresh and healthy lunch idea.
Middle-eastern egg and cheese sandwich
Middle-eastern egg and cheese sandwich: The combination of creamy scrambled eggs and nutty Middle-Eastern spices is a match made in heaven.
Tempeh BLAT sandwich
Tempeh BLAT sandwich: Vegetarians, no longer will you miss out on this classic combination. We’ve created a gourmet BLAT sandwich with fried bacon-style strips of tempeh and a juicy beetroot relish.
Open reuben sandwich
Open reuben sandwich The trick with this one, if you’re taking it to work, is to package the coleslaw in a separate container and assemble the sandwich just before eating. Then it will look just as good as this one.
Broad bean, apple and walnut open sandwich
Broad bean, apple and walnut open sandwich: Fresh, crispy, light and nutty – this bean, apple and cashew spread open sandwich is one you’ll have on high rotation.
Corned beef and red cabbage sandwich
This classic combo gives your midweek sandwiches a deluxe touch.
The Reuben is truly a classic…and for good reason.
Pumpkin, ricotta and rocket quesadillas
Pumpkin, ricotta and rocket quesadillas: A fresh yet spicy filling starring cumin, paprika and coriander is sandwiched between two crunchy tortillas – vegetarians, this one’s for you.
Creamy egg open salad sandwich
Creamy egg open salad sandwich: We’ve switched up the classic egg sandwich by layering beetroot and radish chutney, watercress and creamy mashed eggs on rye. Delish! And perfect for diabetics too.
Croque-monsieur: Melted, oozy cheese and tasty leg-ham is sandwiched between thick slices of fluffy, buttery brioche and baked to perfection. Is it lunchtime yet?
Rare roast beef and gruyère jaffle
[Rare roast beef and gruyère jaffle](http://www.womensweeklyfood.com.au/recipes/rare-roast-beef-and-gruyere-jaffle-4884 |target=”_blank”) Chives, beef and creamy cheese is the winning trifecta in this toastie.
Lamb and potato gyros
Swap the bread for a wrap and give leftover slow-roasted lamb a new starring role in this Greek-style combo.
Turkish chicken club sandwich
Turkish chicken club sandwich: It’s all about the refreshing coriander aioli in this classic sambo.
Mushroom and labne sandwich
Mushroom and labne sandwich: Protein-rich mushrooms are complemented wonderfully by creamy labne in this vegetarian option.