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Vegetarian Sandwiches Worth Writing Home About

You won't even miss the deli meat.

There's a common misconception that great sandwiches have to be loaded with meat. It's no one's fault really, it just so happens that some of our favorite sandwiches are meat forward. There's the club sandwich with double layers of meat. And then the Reuben that's loaded with corned beef. And let's not forget the BLT which gives bacon its proper glory. But we're here today to prove that great sandwiches can be vegetarian -- and they can be even better than the aforementioned sandwiches.

The great thing about vegetarian sandwiches is that every detail is considered. There's no slice of tomato thrown on top just because. No, if there's a tomato slice it's because that red fruit is the star of the sandwich. And then, there's all the cheese and hummus vegetarian sandwiches guarantee. Those two ingredients alone are enough to make any sandwich into something worth writing home about.

Seriously, who needs deli meat when you've got all that vegetarian goodness going on between two slices of bread? See for yourself.

1
Halloumi & Hummus Brioche
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2
Buffalo Falafel And Garlic Blue Cheese Fry Pitas
Half Baked Harvest
3
Buffalo Lentil 'Meatball' Sandwich
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4
Crispy Tofu Sandwich With Golden Spread
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5
Blue Cheese And Smashed Avocado And Roasted Tomato Grilled Cheese
Half Baked Harvest
6
Vegan Avocado Caprese Sandwich
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7
Classic Egg Salad Sandwich
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8
Peanut Butter And Basil Sandwich
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9
Greek Olive Pesto and Fried Zucchini Grilled Pitas With Marinated Feta And Garbanzo Beans
Half Baked Harvest
10
Margherita Pizza Grilled Cheese
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11
Eggplant Parm
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12
Chickpea Salad Sandwiches
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13
Chipotle Honey Roasted Peanut Butter And Peach Grilled Sandwich
Half Baked Harvest
14
Spinach And Artichoke Melts
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15
Avocado And Marinated Kale Salad Sandwich
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16
Cottage Cheese Sandwich
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17
Roasted Red Pepper, Arugula And Mozzarella Sandwich
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18
Smashed Chickpea Greek Salad Sandwich
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19
Fried Mozzarella Sandwich
Half Baked Harvest
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20
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Avocado, & Feta Sandwich
Two Peas and their Pod
21
Edamame Avocado Salad Sandwich
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22
Grilled Hummus And Caramelized Onion Sandwich
Katy's Kitchen
23
Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Grilled Cheese
How Sweet It Is
24
Spicy Carrot And Hummus Sandwich
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25
Groovy Bagel Melts
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26
Broccoli & Cheddar Soup Grilled Cheese
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27
Mediterranean Sandwich
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28
Egg, Hummus And Eggplant Sandwich
fiveandspice/Food52
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29
Tomato Chutney And Brie Sandwich
Macheesmo
30
Ultimate 4-Layer Vegan Sandwich
Oh She Glows
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31
French Onion Grilled Cheese
Jessica Dasilva
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32
Smoky Tempeh And Hummus Sandwiches
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