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5 Delicious Ways to Upgrade Your Back-to-School Sandwiches

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September 01, 2023

Are you looking for some new, easy, and delicious back-to-school sandwich recipes? Do you need inspiration for new lunch ideas? You know what they say, "Less is more". So we are going old-school with sandwiches, but we add some "sparkles" and give them a makeover.

Here are five tasty options you should try for your back-to-school lunches:

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1. Turkey and cranberry sandwich

Ingredients:

- 2 slices of whole wheat bread

- 2-3 slices of roasted turkey

- 1 tablespoon of cranberry sauce

- 1-2 lettuce leaves

- 1-2 slices of tomato

- Mayonnaise

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Instructions:

The first step is to toast the bread slices and spread mayonnaise on one side of each slice.

Then place the lettuce leaves and tomato slices on one slice of bread.

Add the turkey slices on top of the tomato.

After that, spread cranberry sauce on the other slice of bread and place it on top of the turkey.

And you are DONE! You prepared a delicious sandwich!

2. Caprese Sandwich

Ingredients:

- 2 slices of sourdough bread

- 1-2 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese

- 1-2 slices of tomato

- Fresh basil leaves

- Balsamic vinegar

- Salt and pepper to taste

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Instructions:

Toast the bread slices.

Place the mozzarella cheese slices on one slice of bread.

Add the tomato and basil leaves on top.

Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.

Drizzle balsamic vinegar on top of the vegetables.

Cover with the other slice of bread and that's it!

Enjoy your delicious caprese sandwich!

3. Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Ingredients:

- 2 slices of bread

- 2 tablespoons of peanut butter

- 1/2 banana, sliced -

Honey (optional)

- Cinnamon (optional)

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Instructions:

Spread the peanut butter on one slice of bread.

Layer the banana slices on top.

Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired.

Top with the other slice of bread and cut in half to serve.

And here you have a sweeter option ready to serve!

4. Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich with Fresh Strawberries

Ingredients:

- 2 slices of bread

- 2 tablespoons of peanut butter

- 1 tablespoon of jelly or jam

- 3-4 fresh strawberries, sliced

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Instructions:

Spread the peanut butter on one slice of bread.

Spread the jelly or jam on the other slice of bread.

Place the sliced strawberries on top of the peanut butter.

Cover the sandwich with the jelly or jam slice of bread.

Cut in half and serve.

And here you have another sweet treat to try, but this time with a strawberry twist!

5. Turkey and Avocado Wrap

Ingredients:

- 1 large tortilla wrap

- 2-3 slices of turkey

- 1/4 avocado, sliced

- 1/4 cup of shredded lettuce

- 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise

- Salt and pepper to taste

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Instructions:

Spread the mayonnaise on the tortilla wrap.

Layer the turkey slices, avocado slices, and shredded lettuce on top.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

Roll up the tortilla and cut it in half to serve.

And that is it! You've made a delicious treat for school!

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Final thoughts

I hope you will give these 5 recipes a try and maybe even discover your new favorite lunch sandwich! If you do end up making any of these, let me know in the comments if you liked them!

Good luck with your new year and I hope you will have a tasty lunch break every day!

Enjoy!

Ioana Moga
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Ioana is a high school student who has a passion for writing. In her free time when she's not doing schoolwork, she can be found reading books, finding new music, or watching Youtube.

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