By Mackenzie Schieck

Whether you're going low carb or no carb, you can still get your sandwich fix. We've gathered some top-rated, no-bread sandwich recipes. These creative breadless alternatives still hit the sandwich spot! They just do the sandwiching with eggplant slices, plantains, mushroom caps, and cauliflower instead of slices of bread. So even if you're on a strict gluten-free diet, you can still sandwich on!

1. Cauliflower Cheesy Bites

This recipe from Mrs. Sipple sounds deliciously ingenious: "To make these gluten-free grilled cheesy bites, cauliflower rice is baked into bread slices and topped with white Cheddar cheese."

Photo by Mrs. Sipple

2. Mushroom Cap Chorizo Burger

Fill the big portobello caps with seasoned beef, chorizo, onions, bacon, garlic, and cilantro. "You will not miss the bun with this extremely flavorful stuffed portobello mushroom cap chorizo burger," says Culinary Envy.

Photo by Allrecipes

3. Jibarito

This authentic Puerto Rican sandwich is a flavor powerhouse packing steak, garlic, and cheese between pieces of fried plantain: "My family can't get enough of it," says LOSTNBFE29 . "Wonderful because there is NO bread involved!"


4. Chef John's Baked Eggplant Sandwiches

Slices of savory eggplant do the job of bread in this five-star recipe. The eggplant slices are lightly breaded, stuffed with salami and provolone cheese, and baked in the oven. Allergyfree says, "It's a terrific Paleo recipe when made with almond flour."

5. Laura's Breadless Fried Egg Sandwich

In this recipe, eggs pull double-duty as a source of protein and a way to hold everything together instead of bread. Recipe reviewer, Soup Loving Nicole, says, "I'm not a bread kind of person so this was perfect for me."

Photo by Molly

6. Bologna Salad Sandwich Spread I

This spread, inspired by a favorite old-school sandwich, can be enjoyed on gluten-free bread, low-carb crackers, or other bread alternatives that fit your dietary fancy.

Photo by Molly

7. B.L.A.T. Wraps

Wrap up this classic sandwich in a flour tortilla—or if you're looking for gluten-free options, a large leaf of lettuce or corn tortilla.

Photo by Seth

8. Chef John's Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Shape this gluten-free pizza crust into bread-sized squares and top them with fixin's for an open-face version of your favorite sandwich. The key to making this crust is to squeeze out all the moisture from the cooked cauliflower dough before baking it. See how it's done.

9. Creamy Vegetable Sandwich Spread

This is another great sandwich spread—and vegetarian to boot—that can be wrapped up with lettuce leaves, spread onto gluten-free crackers, or other bread alternatives.

Photo by Happyschmoopies

10. Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

Protein- and flavor-packed, this is just one more top-rated sandwich filling that can be served however you like, whether it's wrapped in lettuce leaves, spread over crackers, or topping a salad.

Photo by CCLoves2bake

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