15 No-Bread Sandwiches That'll Wow Your Taste Buds
Whether you're going low carb or no carb, you can still get your sandwich fix with these 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!
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."
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.
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!"
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."
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."
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.
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.
Chef John's Cauliflower Pizza Crust
Shape this gluten-free pizza crust into bread-sized squares and top them with fixins 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. Watch the video, to see how it's done.
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.
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.
You like toasted bread, right? A toasted waffle just makes sense. Apple slices and a teaspoon of cinnamon-sugar complement pork sausage in this breakfast-inspired version. But you can just as easily make waffle sandwiches with ham, cheese, Dijon mustard, mayo, and tomato slices.
Water, salt, vegetable oil, and pre-cooked white cornmeal are all you need to make arepas. Fill these the Venezuelan corn cakes with meat, avocado, cheese, you name it.
Tuna Lettuce Wraps
"These are a low-calorie, low-carb, but very tasty, light alternative to a tuna wrap sandwich! Try to choose larger leaves of lettuce with no tears or holes; lettuce leaves are replacing the tortilla in a traditional wrap sandwich. Cheese is optional, but even a little adds a lot of flavor." — spjeffer
Yummy Roll Ups
These ham, cream cheese, and pickle roll ups could be wrapped up with a tortilla. But the ham holds everything together without needing extra help, thank you very much.
The Super Sandwich
Using tater tots in place of bread is the genius sandwich hack you never knew you needed.