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20+ Best Vegan Sandwiches (Easy + Satisfying)

Reinvent your lunchtime routine with our scrumptious collection of vegan sandwiches! There is something for everyone with satisfying plant-based fillings, spreads, and fresh ingredients.

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Today we’re talking all things vegan sandwiches, with a few wrap recipes included. I’ve been enjoying these sandwiches for 10+ years – and they never disappoint!

No need to compromise on taste or satisfaction with these vegan sandwich recipes — each one is filled to the brim with wholesome ingredients, vibrant flavors, and an abundance of nutrients.

Perfect for lunches on the go, picnics, or a lazy weekend brunch, these vegan sandwiches and wraps are here to delight your taste buds and nourish your body.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan, dabbling in the plant-based lifestyle, or just looking for a delicious and wholesome meal, these sandwiches will hit the spot!

So, grab your apron and your appetite, and discover new, crave-worthy combinations that are sure to become staples in your plant-based repertoire!


We’ve rounded up some of our favorite vegan sandwiches on The Simple Veganista. Each recipe includes full nutrition information in the recipe card, and most include tips and substitution ideas!

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Cranberry Walnut Vegan ‘Chicken’ Salad

The versatile chickpea strikes again, making for a great salad filler that will knock your socks off! This vegan ‘chicken’ salad is delicious as a sandwich filler, topped on a bed of leafy greens, or made into lettuce wraps. Any way you serve this healthy sandwich filler is delicious!

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Veggie Hummus Sandwich

The best Hummus Sandwich is made with avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, sprouts, and onion, layered with creamy hummus and salt & pepper for a simple and delicious vegan lunch, dinner, or meal prep idea!

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Vegan ‘Egg’ Salad Sandwich

Vegan Egg Salad Sandwich is made with simple ingredients and is easy to put together, making the perfect, flavorful sandwich! You will want to make this recipe again and again!

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Spicy Quinoa Lentil Wraps + Tahini Sauce

These Trader Joe’s inspired spicy lentil wraps with tahini sauce are easy to make, can be made gluten-free by using warmed corn tortillas, and are great for meal prep!

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‘Chickpea of the Sea’ Tuna Salad Sandwich

This is a great mock ‘tuna’ salad sandwich using chickpeas. Alternately, serve this as lettuce wraps or use sliced vegetables like bell pepper and cucumber as scoopers.

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Spicy Carrot & Spicy Hummus Sandwich

Made with 8 simple ingredients, this quick and easy Spicy Carrot Sandwich infused with garlic and caraway seeds and slathered with hummus is full of great flavor!

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Hummus Veggie Wraps

Hummus Veggies Wraps are loaded with veggies and creamy hummus for a quick and healthy meal. Easy to make, economical, and portable!

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Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich

The great classic Mashed Chickpea Salad works well as a sandwich filler, lettuce wraps, served on a bed of leafy greens, or scooped up with sliced colored bell peppers, cucumbers, celery, etc.

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Smoky Chipotle Maple Tofu Sandwich (TLT)

This Tofu sandwich (TLT) is a delicious vegan version of a BLT, you won’t miss a thing with this spicy, smoky-flavored sandwich!

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Lentil & Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Wraps

Lentil Hummus Wraps with sun-dried tomato hummus, leafy greens, and protein-rich lentils are full of flavor and make a great addition to the brown bag lunch!

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Chickpea ‘Egg’ Salad Sandwich

Full of protein, fiber, and flavor, this hearty mashed chickpea ‘egg’ salad is a keeper! Make sandwiches, lettuce, or tortilla wraps, scoop them up with veggie sticks, or eat it straight from the bowl! Recipe can easily be doubled.

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Refried Bean & Avocado Lavash Wrap

A simple, vegan lavash wrap with refried beans, avocado, red bell pepper, onion, and a side of salsa is perfect for a healthy lunch, dinner, or make-ahead meal!

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Mediterranean Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed chickpea salad is a flavorful mix of Mediterranean flavors, including chickpeas, red bell pepper, artichokes, and kalamata olives with a simple hummus dressing. Great sandwich and lettuce wrap filler, ready in minutes!

Veggie Pan Bagnat (Nicoise Salad Sandwich)

This vegan pan bagnat sandwich with white beans, bell pepper, french green beans, artichoke, olives, and lemon dijon mustard dressing makes a great smashed grab-and-go lunch or dinner!

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Curried Chickpea ‘Chicken’ Salad Sandwich

Another great chickpea salad sandwich to inspire, this quick and easy curried chickpea ‘chicken’ salad sandwich is a favorite. Get your curry and chickpea on!

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Fresh Vegan Lettuce Wraps

Keep it simple! Fresh and light, these vegan lettuce wraps layered with hummus, carrots, chickpeas, cucumbers, and bell peppers are a delicious summer lunch or light dinner!

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Grilled Hummus Sandwich + Caramelized Onions

Grilled Hummus Sandwich features a few of my favorite ingredients, all nestled inside a toasty sandwich!

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Grilled Peanut Butter & Apple Sandwich

Grilled Peanut Butter & Apple Sandwich features crisp apple, warm gooey nut butter, hints of cinnamon, and maple for a welcome change from the old PB & J standby.

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Mashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich

This Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad is made with hearty chickpeas, creamy avocado, and crunchy carrot. It’s a quick, easy, and healthy salad perfect as a sandwich filler or scooped up with crackers!

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Toasted Tofu + Avocado Sandwich

This Toasted Avocado Tofu Sandwich is my substitute for an egg & avocado sandwich. It works for me, especially with the sauteed onions, and I hope you find it’s good for you too!

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Avocado and Black Bean Tortas

Healthy and delicious, this vegan black bean torta with avocado, cabbage, tomatoes, and a creamy sriracha sauce is easy and delicious!

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Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

What to do with roasted bell peppers? Added warm or at room temperature, they make great additions to this healthy and delicious Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich!


When it comes to vegan sandwiches, there are a few tips and tricks that’ll elevate your creations to a whole new level of deliciousness. With just a little bit of creativity and some kitchen know-how, you’ll be assembling plant-based masterpieces in no time.

Get creative with your spreads: Think beyond the traditional mustard or mayo. Experiment with hummus, tahini, mashed avocado, or even homemade cashew cream. These spreads not only add flavor but also provide a creamy texture that binds your sandwich together.

Choose your bread wisely: Opt for whole grain or sourdough bread for extra flavor and texture. Keep an eye out for vegan-friendly bread options, as some varieties may contain milk or eggs.

Play with flavors: Don’t be afraid to mix sweet and savory ingredients. Try combinations like almond butter and sliced apples or hummus with roasted beets and baby greens.

Amp up the flavor with herbs and spices: Don’t be shy with your seasonings! Fresh herbs like basil, cilantro, or dill can brighten up your sandwich, while spices like smoked paprika, cumin, or za’atar can add depth and warmth.

Toast your bread: A simple yet effective trick, toasting your bread not only adds crunch but also prevents sogginess from moist fillings. If you’re using a spread like hummus, try toasting one side of the bread to maintain some softness on the inside.

Pile on the veggies: Take advantage of the wide variety of veggies available. Layer roasted or grilled vegetables like eggplant, zucchini, or bell peppers for extra flavor. Don’t forget about classics like cucumber, spinach, or sprouts for added freshness.

Embrace plant-based proteins: There are plenty of options for satisfying and protein-packed vegan sandwiches. Try tempeh, tofu, seitan, or chickpeas as your protein source, and feel free to get creative with marinades and cooking methods to keep things interesting.

Wrap it up: If you’re looking for a lighter option, use lettuce or collard green wrap instead of bread. This alternative can be just as satisfying, and it lets the flavors of your fillings shine through.

Make it portable: If you’re planning to take your sandwich on-the-go, wrap it tightly in parchment paper or aluminum foil to help it maintain its structure and prevent sogginess.

By keeping these tips and tricks in mind, you’ll be well on your way to crafting incredible vegan sandwiches that’ll impress vegans and omnivores alike. Happy sandwich-making!


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