When Plants Are Your Friends | Vegetarian Sandwiches

I have talked about this before so you might know that I decided to stop eating meat. I can’t even remember the last time I really ate meat so I think it’s been a long time. This year I’ve also decided to not eat fish anymore. That’s something I did used to eat every once in awhile, also on a sandwich. That’s why I had to think of something else to eat on a sandwich and that’s also how I came up with this blog post idea. It’s just a way to share some tasty vegetarian options with you that you might also want to try!

#1 || Vegetarian Sandwich Caprese

One of the most well-known vegetarian sandwiches has to be the caprese sandwich. It is almost always on a menu when I have lunch somewhere. Anyways, for a caprese sandwich I use a slice of focaccia or sour dough bread and spread a layer of pesto on it. Wash the tomato, cut it in slices and also drain the mozzarella from most of its juices and cut it as well. Add as many mozzarella slices as possible on top of the pesto layer and then add the tomato slices. As a final touch add basilicum or other herbs of your choice. To change it up a little, use red pesto instead of the normal green one. I prefer red pesto so much more because it’s soooo good.

#2 || Vegetarian Sandwich Hot Hummus

Whenever I bring lunch with me to work (which is every day actually), I use hot hummus. If you haven’t tried this before, you really should because it’s delicious. When it comes to making a sandwich with my fave hummus, I firstly wash my lettuce & paprika and cut both into smaller pieces. Then I grab a slice of sour dough bread, spread a thick (yes, thick) layer of hot hummus on it, add the lettuce and paprika on top. This sandwich is also really nice with tomatoes and cucumbers as well.

#3 || Vegetarian Sandwich Veggie Paté

I am loving all of the vegetarian options they have available nowadays, like from De Vegetarische Slager. Dutchies definitely know what I am talking about. They have the best vegetarian burgers and now they also have vegetarian paté. When I did eat meat, I ate paté every once in awhile. When I discovered the vegetarian version, I had to try it and it really tastes the same! To create the ultimate vegetarian sandwich with the veggie paté start with spreading the paté on a piece of sour dough bread, add a drop of chilli sauce (to add some spice) and crumbled nuts (for an extra bite). I am sure you’ll love this sandwich as much as I do!

#4 || Vegetarian Sandwich Cream Cheese

The last vegetarian sandwich is very simple but that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. When I feel like having something different, this is what I actually make. First I wash my vegetables (again, like you always should), which are tomatoes and cucumbers for this sandwich. On my piece of sour dough bread I put some cream cheese, then add the slices of tomato, cucumber and sprinkle some pepper on it. Btw, you should also try hüttenkäse instead of cream cheese. It’s really good and filled with protein!

So… These four are my favorite vegetarian sandwiches to eat right now! I like to change up the combinations, which means the sandwiches differ every time. That’s what makes it fun! Like the veggie paté, when I discovered that, I ate it a lot. And maybe I will discover something else that’s vegetarian that I like to eat and try that as well. If you do eat meat, I would really recommend trying something vegetarian. That’s what I did and I slowly became vegetarian. Which of these would you like to try? What’s your favorite sandwich to eat?

Love,

Neeltje

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38 Comments

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 12:21 pm

      Ah thank you! X

  1. Lisa Autumn
    January 23, 2019 / 1:03 pm

    Oh they all look delish! I have actually been a vegetarian for more than 5 years now.. so new veggie sandwich inspo is always appreciated 🙂

    x Lisa | lisaautumn.com

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 23, 2019 / 3:19 pm

      That’s amazing! Hopefully this was helpful. X

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 24, 2019 / 10:56 pm

      They really are! X

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 28, 2019 / 1:17 pm

      You really need to! It’s so good 🙂

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:39 pm

      Thank you so much!

  2. January 29, 2019 / 8:29 am

    These look super tasty! My boyfriend is a flexi-tarian at the moment so we’re still learning the basics of being meat-free. But these, these look SUPER tasty!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:37 pm

      Ah thank! Hopefully you’ll enjoy making and eating them as well. X

  3. January 29, 2019 / 12:22 pm

    Die boterhammen zijn net kleine feestjes! Wat zien ze er lekker uit!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:37 pm

      Dankje!

  4. íngrid
    January 29, 2019 / 1:02 pm

    net mijn lunch op maar dit ziet er echt heerlijk uit

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:38 pm

      Ah dankjewel 🙂

  5. January 29, 2019 / 2:44 pm

    Ik zou niet kunnen kiezen wat voor sandwich zou moeten kiezen. Ik vind echt heel erg veel lekker!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:39 pm

      Moeilijk he! Vind ik ook haha.

  6. January 29, 2019 / 5:24 pm

    That looks really good. I also like peanutbutter with a little bit of sambal and cucumber on a sandwich. Really something to try sometimes 🙂

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:40 pm

      That sounds weird but I definitely want to try that (I loooove peanut butter)!

  7. January 29, 2019 / 5:50 pm

    The one with the hot humus looks really tasty!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:38 pm

      It’s sooo good 🙂

  8. January 29, 2019 / 6:12 pm

    Ohh hmm wat lekker zeg! Dat ziet er echt goed uit! 🙂

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:38 pm

      Dankjewel!

  9. January 29, 2019 / 8:22 pm

    Ik ben toch echt bang, dat ik echt niet vegetarisch zou kunnen eten. Maar deze sandwiches zien er heerlijk uit

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:41 pm

      Jammer, er zijn zoveel lekkere vegetarische opties om te proberen 🙂

  10. January 29, 2019 / 8:22 pm

    Ik krijg gewoon honger van al dat lekkere eten in dit artikel. Vegan is ook gewoon lekker!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 11:38 pm

      Dankjewel! Ja, ik wil ook wat meer vegan proberen te eten en daar echt op te letten.

  11. January 30, 2019 / 8:51 am

    Ziet er goed uit, ga ik onthouden!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 30, 2019 / 7:33 pm

      Leuk! 🙂

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 30, 2019 / 7:33 pm

      Veggies are always good, right 🙂

  12. Laura
    February 1, 2019 / 10:06 am

    Ziet er lekker uit!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      February 2, 2019 / 10:12 pm

      Dankje!

  13. February 3, 2019 / 3:02 pm

    De sandwiches zien er stuk voor stuk echt heerlijk uit.
    Ik wil deze combinaties ook een keer maken!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      February 3, 2019 / 11:39 pm

      Dankjewel!

  14. February 11, 2019 / 9:11 pm

    Oh dit ziet er lekker uit. Goede inspiratie!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 11:13 pm

      Dankje!

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