Before you buy soggy, flavorless wraps in bulk, consider presenting a sandwich bar! Simply divide out your sandwich meats, fruits, veggies, a variety of spreads, breads, crackers, or lettuce leaves (to use as wraps), and let your guests be creative.
When it comes to choosing your ingredients, be daring! Sure, there’s your basic PB&J or ham and Swiss on rye. But with a little imagination, the ingredients you serve can make for inventive and elegant combinations.
Granny apple slices, for example, can be eaten on whole wheat with peanut butter, or they can be slid between slices of cheddar and turkey. And, of course, there’s always this sweet combo of granola, chocolate chips, and peanut butter, which make an appearance between two slices of apple. Now that’s food for thought.
Granola and Peanut Butter Sandwich
Italian Tuna Lettuce Wrap
Carrots, surprisingly, are also a versatile sandwich ingredient. Finely grated, they add both flavor and texture to recipes like this Italian Tuna Lettuce Wrap.
1 large can of tuna
1 stick of celery, finely chopped
1 small carrot, grated
1 dill pickle, chopped
1 Tablespoon dill pickle juice (from jar)
1 Tablespoon of sunflower seeds
1 Tablespoon Italian dressing
1 Tablespoon of mayonnaise
1 Tablespoons of Miracle Whip
salt and pepper to taste
Mix well. Chill for 30 minutes. Fill individual romaine lettuce leaves and roll like wrap. Also delicious on crackers and breads.
Carrot, Honey, Raisin Sandwich
You can also check out this recipe for a carrot, honey, and raisin sandwich, served on fruit bread.
For a sophisticated flair, consider these colorful ingredients and make your party a standout success.
Vegetables and Spreads
Cooked asparagus (mashed with a little butter and salt)
Roasted eggplant slices
Capsicum (green or red peppers)
Cooked pumpkin (sliced, or mashed with a little butter and salt)
Potato chips (yes, in the sandwich)
Cucumber and yogurt dressing (see recipe here: https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/12214/cucumber+yoghurt+dip)
Breads and Holders
Romaine lettuce leaves
Whole wheat (any kind)
Cinnamon raisin bread
Pretzel bread or rolls
But don’t forget dessert! To go along with your sandwich theme, may we recommend these simple formulas for sweet, sweet victory?
Apple Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Pink Lemonade Miniature Ice Cream Sandwiches
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