Lower Calorie Sandwiches

The calories in sandwiches can be surprising. The right condiments, bread, and sandwich meat can make all the difference in your calorie consumption. A healthy sandwich is a lunchtime favorite because it’s easily packable, cheap to make, and the perfect vehicle for complex carbohydrates, good for you fats, fibre-packed veggies, and lean protein. Sandwiches can help you work toward your weight loss goals.

Healthy Sandwiches

Sandwiches can have a reputation for being a food that isn’t good for you. This video shows you just how easy, delicious, and nutritious sandwiches can be.

 

 

 

 

Recipes

Mixed Veggie Tuna Salad Sandwich – 290 calories

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces tuna can or 1 can
  • 1 tbsp peas 12g
  • 1 tbsp chopped red pepper 12g
  • 1 tbsp corn
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped onion
  • 2 whole wheat toast

Method

  1. Toast the bread in a toaster or a frying pan until it is crisp and golden brown.
  2. In a large bowl, combine peas, red pepper, corn, onion, mayonnaise and tuna.
  3. Spoon tuna mixture on top of the slices of bread, then cover with another slice.

Tuna omelette sandwich – 340 calories

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 can of tuna
  • 1/4 small onion
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/4 red pepper
  • 1 tbsp black olives
  • 1/8 tbsp Salt
  • 1/8 tbsp black Papper
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 whole wheat bread

Method

  1. In a large bowl, combine egg, onion, red pepper, broccoli florets, tuna, and Mix everything well together.
  2. Add olive oil on a frying pan, add the omelette mixture, cover the frying pan and cook for 3-4 minutes at medium-high to high heat.
  3. Cut the omelet and fill the toast slice with the omelet slices and serve.

Broad Beans Sandwich – 250 calories

Ingredients

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tbsp Fava Beans
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 slices whole wheat toast
  • salt & pepper

Method

  1. Cut the avocado and smash the flesh in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Add lime juice mix together and spread avocado mixture on top of the slices of bread
  3. Then add broad beans, tomato slices, chopped coriander.
  4. Cover with another slice, and eat straight away.

Avocado Tomato And Hummus Sandwich – 290 calories

Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole wheat toast
  • 2 tbsp ready-made houmous
  • 1/2 small avocado sliced
  • 4 spinach leaves
  • 3 cherry tomatoes, sliced

Method

  1. Toast the bread.
  2. Spread houmous evenly over one side of each slice.
  3. On one slice of bread, lay half the avocado, tomato. spinach leaves.
  4. Cover with the other slice