Sick of PB&Js? Try putting pork, and more, into your sandwiches.
Cost per serving: $2.53
Our super easy version of pulled pork is made in a slow cooker. Try swapping out chicken for pork or using mini-rolls for a tasty barbeque slider.
See recipe: Pulled-Pork Sandwiches
Cost per serving: 32¢
The best way to chop the ham is in a food processor. Pulse several times to reach the right consistency, but don’t overdo it. To give this a kick, add some Tabasco sauce to the filling for touch of heat.
See recipe: Mini Ham Salad Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $1.57
If you don’t own a sandwich press, you can make these sandwiches in a skillet. Melt 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter in the skillet over medium-high heat and cook sandwiches until sides are golden. For more fiber and other nutrients, choose whole-grain bread instead of a baguette.
See recipe: Grilled Ham, Peach and Cheese Sandwich
Cost per serving: 24¢
These Mini Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches are not only guaranteed crowd-pleasers, but they take less than 15 minutes to make — and cost just pennies! Get ahead. You can make these sandwiches up to 30 minutes before serving. Place them on baking sheets, cover with foil and keep warm in a 200ºF oven until ready to serve.
See recipe: Mini Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $5.65
This recipe calls for roasting a whole pork tenderloin, but if you’ve got some extra cooked pork in the fridge, simply swap it in for a speedy, satisfying meal.
See recipe: Cuban Pork Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $1.45
This grilled cheese gets a tropical twist with the addition of pineapple. You can use either fresh pineapple or canned but if you use fresh, cut the pieces smaller because the fresh fruit is firmer.
See recipe: Hawaiian Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $1.82
Make these egg-dipped sandwiches―loaded with ham, cheese and turkey―even more kid-friendly by topping each half with a dollop of raspberry or strawberry jam and sprinkling with confectioners’ sugar.
See recipe: Monte Cristo Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $2.85
You'll save a bundle by packing this lunch instead of grabbing a store-bought sandwich. The pepperoncini are spicy, even with the seeds removed. If you like a milder flavor, use pickle slices instead. Or, if you prefer more zest, use a spicy mustard instead of Dijon.
See recipe: Lighter Deli Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $2.01
Hoagies are an easy-to-make meal for busy nights. Kids can even help make their own sandwiches.
See recipe: Salami and Swiss Hoagies
A delicious twist on a classic BLT with yellow and red tomatoes.
See recipe: Tomato Club Sandwich
You can make these sandwiches with spicy anduille sausage instead of kielbasa if you like since they're both flavorful smoked sausage.
See Recipe: Grilled Kielbasa and Onion Sandwiches