Welcome to our post about vegan sandwiches and our collection of vegan sandwich ideas and vegan sandwich recipes.
What are vegan sandwiches?
A sandwich is a very popular dish made of thinly sliced food or spread placed between two slices of bread. There are many kinds of bread and a large variety of fillings that you can choose for your sandwiches. You can take traditional square wheat sandwich bread, rye bread, and many other kinds of bread. Pre-sliced bread is very convenient for making sandwiches.
Open sandwiches are the ones made without the top slice of bread. They are also very popular. You might have heard about the Italian Bruschetta and the Scandinavian Smørrebrød, — they are all open sandwiches.
Sandwiches are a traditional lunch food. They are portable and very easy to take with you to school, work or a picnic. Small finger sandwiches are a popular tea time treat.
Vegan sandwich ideas
The vegan diet is a diet that excludes any kind of meat or any product produced by animals. Vegan sandwiches are sandwiches with vegan fillings only.
There are many kinds of vegan sandwich fillings. There are sour fillings For example, vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, celery, pickled vegetables. Herbs and lettuce. And sweet fillings such as berries, apples, other fruits, fruit jelly. You can also add nuts or peanut butter to your sandwiches. Peanut butter and jelly is a classic sandwich filling.
Some vegan sandwiches call for vegan mayo and vegan butter. These are the vegan substitutes for the dairy and egg-based products. Other popular sandwich sauces and condiments are ketchup, mustard and curry paste.
Deli shops, grocery stores, and supermarket often sell ready-made and pre-packaged sandwiches. But sandwiches are very easy to make at home.
Vegan sandwich recipes
We have based our vegan sandwich recipes recipes on several vintage cookbooks. Veganism is not a new concept. Believe it or not, there were cookbooks with vegan sandwich ideas in the 19th and the early 20th century. And sandwiches are believed to have originated in the 18th century or even earlier.
2 cups of chopped celery
2 tbsp of chopped walnuts
2 tbsp of chopped olives
1/4 cup of vegan mayo
Mix all the ingredients and spread between two slices of bread.
Put fresh lettuce leaves between two slices of bread buttered with vegan butter, and spread with vegan mayo.
Mince pitted olives, mix them thoroughly with vegan mayo and spread between two slices of whole-wheat bread.
Spread two slices of bread with curry paste, put chopped tomato and onion with the same amount of chopped sour apple between these slices of bread and season with salt.
Put thinly sliced tomatoes, spread with mustard, thinly sliced green peppers, minced chives or shallots, or onions between two slices of bread buttered with vegan butter, season with salt, pepper and lemon juice.