The sandwich is one of the most beloved meals in the food world, so it's no shock to learn that there is an entire day dedicated to celebrating sandwiches. November 3 every year is National Sandwich Day. If you're wondering how you can celebrate, we have some tips for you. Here are 8 recipes to help you celebrate the day.
1. Ricotta Flatbreads with Fresh Corn & Grape Tomatoes!
The debate around what is and what isn't a sandwich has been a hot topic for centuries. One could argue that if an open-faced sandwich is a sandwich, then so is a flatbread. If you're looking to celebrate National Sandwich Day on the wild side, look no farther that this Ricotta Flatbread with Fresh Corn & Grape Tomatoes. It's piled high with broiled tomatoes, corn, scallions, and a sprinkle of Parm.
2. Open-Faced Portobello "Cheesesteak" Sandwich with Oven Fries
You don't have to be a meat-eater to enjoy a good ol' cheesesteak! We swapped the beef for hearty and savory portobello mushrooms, paired with caramelized onions, sautéed peppers, and a creamy cheese sauce. Dreams really do come true. We've got you covered!
3. Pesto Chicken Panini with Roasted Peppers
When dinner needs to be on the table ASAP, do you A) Order take-out for the umpteenth time? Or B) Make this pesto chicken panini? Personally, we'd choose B. This dish requires absolutely no prepwork—just cook the chicken, broil the pita, and assemble. So put your knife away and enjoy your Dinnerly without the stress or mess! We've got you covered!
4. Fried Fish Sandwich with Quick Aioli
This dish requires absolutely no prepwork—just bread and fry the tilapia, make the aioli, and toast the buns. So put your knife away and enjoy your Dinnerly without the stress or mess! This a fried fish sandwich you don't want to miss. We've got you covered!
5. Sausage & Cheddar Egg Bite Breakfast Sammie
Forget coffee—a bite into this flavor bomb will really wake you up in the morning. Just heat the egg bites, cook tomatoes until they're nice and jammy, whip up a spicy sriracha mayo, and assemble your breakfast sammie. Quick, easy, and delicious: that's what we call a perfect start to the day. We've got you covered!
6. Char Siu Pork Buns
You might not be surprised to learn our three favorite letters are BBQ, but can you guess our favorite kind? Char sui, Cantonese barbeque pork, is the perfectly savory, subtly sweet meat you need in your life. Even better, we wrapped it up nice and cozy in a warm sesame bun, plus some garlicky sesame broccoli rounds out the whole meal. These pork buns might be your new favorite way to celebrate the day.
7. Extra Cheesy Calzone
Is a calzone a sandwich? Most people would say no, but it's not an easy argument to make. Calzones are like pizza, but in sandwich form, and they don't feel the need to brag to the world about all their cheesy goodness. That's why we're here to tell you all about it. Ours is stuffed with rich tomato sauce, roasted red peppers, Italian spices, and a gooey blend of fontina and Parm. This is one calzone you'll want to celebrate with.
8. BBQ Cheeseburger
Is a burger a sandwich? This debate has sparked outrage across the world for decades and we are still nowhere close to having a definitive answer. It has all the makings of a sandwich, but many still refuse to label a burger as a sandwich. Either way, an excuse to eat a burger is good enough for us. This BBQ cheeseburger is loaded with sautéed onions, cheddar cheese, and a sweet and smoky BBQ sauce. Your stress will melt away—along with the cheddar.