Top 15 Low-Calorie Summer Sandwich Recipes

Vegetarian Italian Hoagies

Artichoke hearts, red onion, and spicy pepperoncini replace beef in this quick Italian sub. We like it for lunch and dinner. To avoid soggy bread, pack hoagies separately and assemble just before eating. Tomato-cucumber salad.

Cucumber Sandwich

This creamy, crisp cucumber sandwich is rich but light. The whole-wheat bread binds the cream cheese-yogurt spread and cucumber together.

Caprese sandwich

Basil and thick ciabatta make this caprese sandwich fresh and hearty. Sun-dried tomatoes enhance flavor. If you need to cook the sandwich a few hours ahead, topping it with basil leaves and using toasted bread helps prevent sogginess.

Fish Sandwich

This healthy baked fish sandwich recipe retains crisp without frying. The wire rack crisps both sides of baked cod.

Beef-Bean Sloppy Joes

To add 7 grams of fiber, this comfort food copycat substitutes beans for some of the beef. This Sloppy Joe recipe makeover reduces sugar and ketchup by 12 grams.

Chickpea Sandwich

This lemony vegan chickpea salad sandwich is wonderful. It has the tastes of a tuna salad sandwich—dill, lemon, and garlic—but with chickpeas for vegan protein and fiber. Crunchy celery.

Avocado-Egg Salad Sandwiches

Replace mayonnaise with creamy avocado to lighten egg salad. Toasted whole-wheat bread makes a quick, portable meal.

Avocado-White Bean Sandwich

White beans mash easily into a creamy protein-packed spread for a delightful nutritious sandwich for lunch or dinner. Try chickpeas or black beans. Avocado, beans, greens, and whole-wheat bread offer this vegetarian sandwich 15 grams of fiber, more than half of what most women need daily.

French-Dip Mushrooms

These vegetarian French dip sandwiches use meaty portobello mushrooms to substitute beef.

Goddess Sandwich

A delicious green goddess sandwich. Capers and lemon juice flavor the dressing. The cucumber, sprouts, and seasoned avocado lend crunch and creaminess.

Tuna Salad 

Kids will adore this delectable tuna-salad sandwich.

Sloppy jackfruit

Vegan sloppy Joes with meaty jackfruit. This quick meat-free sandwich uses jackfruit, a starchy tropical fruit that is subtly nutty and sweet.

Mushroom Melts

This ooey-gooey vegetarian grilled cheese is made with Gruyère and Swiss cheeses and earthy mushrooms. Balsamic vinegar lightens the sandwich, and thin rye bread lowers sodium.

Hummus-Roasted Veggie Pita Pockets

Roasted vegetables and greens fill these delicious pita-pocket sandwiches. Hummus prevents spills and adds creaminess.

These low-calorie sandwich recipes are healthy and delicious for summer.