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Picnic Sandwiches

Picnic Sandwiches – Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

It’s been far too long since I told you how to make a sandwich! AND, I would also like to admit that I love sandwiches so, so darn much.

Hey Hey, happy day! How are you? Are you loving this weather or are you LOVING this awesome weather?!

Since we’re through June + a week through July (WHAAAAT), I’ve been working on some activities and plans to make the rest of our summer as totally awesome as possible. We are doing lots of chalk coloring – our driveway resembles a Picasso – we’re playing with tons of water outside, swimming in it, too, and staining some of our favorite outfits with cherries and strawberries. So far, so darn good.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento®. The opinions and texts are all mine.

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

But, most of these activities require me to be outside, and far away from the kitchen – I’m not complaining – therefore, most of our lunches consist of veggies, deli meats, and cheese slices tucked inside soft and delicious french bread. Sliced whole wheat bread is cool, too, but my little ones prefer the white, pillowy stuff.

A few weeks ago I took them to Subway and because they decided to fall head-over-heels with their subs, I’ve been making sort of subway-copycats at home. Here’s the evidence:

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Spot ON, right?! Some shredded lettuce, tomato slices, deli meat, all the Sargento® cheese slices that I could find, and tah-dahm! They’re just easy Picnic Sandwiches that will make your picnic basket happy. They are quick to make, they are portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable.

Alllllllso while we are on the topic of this: going to Kroger for your Sargento® Sliced Cheese on an empty stomach is smart! I stocked up on every.thing. Thank goodness we have two refrigerators. I bought out the whole cheese section. Plus their cereal aisle and all the french bread that I could find. I was hangry, but also, my 4-year old eats those cheese slices like there ain’t no tomorrow. Opens up the fridge drawer, gets the Sargento® bag and poof – cheese gone. Deli meats, too.

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Equally important, for the reason that I have a 6-year old vegetarian (!!!) – where does she get these things?! – I also make a straight up veggie sub just for her. For me, too, though. If you know me, then you know that I can deal without ham, but not without veggies and cheese. Besides, the convenience of Sargento® Sliced Cheese coming pre-sliced and ready to use makes prep-time simple and satisfying, whether they are meat-full or meat-less.

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Bonus? Sargento® Cheese Slices are made from real, natural cheese and taste like they were cut from the block. Probably ’cause they were!

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Tell me, are you hosting a picnic soon? If you are, you should totally make these picnic sandwiches for your kids, or for your friends, or friends of friends. In fact, just have a sandwiches party. Build your own sandwiches-party! That’d be fun!

To make that party more memorable, here’s a bunch of delicious sandwich recipes from Kroger.

ENJOY!

Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Picnic Sandwiches - Veggie Sandwich

Katerina | Diethood
Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!
Servings : 4 Servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (12-inches) French Bread , sliced in half lengthwise (do not cut all the way through - leave part of it attached to hold all of your ingredients)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or mustard, divided , for spreading, optional
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 4 slices reduced fat Sargento® Sliced Cheese (Swiss cheese or Cheddar cheese)
  • 1 green bell peppers, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 1 red onions , thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup black olives , sliced
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • vinegar, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Spread mayonnaise or mustard on bread.
  • Arrange the ingredients inside the bread.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add oil and vinegar.
  • Close bread slices together and cut into quarters, crosswise.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 4

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25 sandwich | Calories: 152 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 8 mg | Sodium: 485 mg | Potassium: 286 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 2390 IU | Vitamin C: 30.2 mg | Calcium: 153 mg | Iron: 0.8 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese stuffed peppers, ham and cheese, picnic recipes, sandwich recipes
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Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!

Picnic Sandwiches - Club Sandwich

Katerina | Diethood
Picnic Sandwiches - Easy, customizable sandwiches perfect for your next summer get-together, party or picnic!
Servings : 4 Servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (12 inch) French Bread , sliced in half lengthwise (do not cut all the way through - leave part of it attached to hold all of your ingredients)
  • 4 slices Sargento® Mozzarella Sliced Cheese
  • 8 slices variety of deli meat-slices; Turkey Ham , Ham, Salami, Roast Beef
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 onion, cut into rings
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • oregano , to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • red wine vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Arrange all ingredients inside the bread.
  • Sprinkle with oregano.
  • Add oil and vinegar.
  • Close bread slices together and cut into quarters, crosswise.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 5

Nutrition

Calories: 151 kcal | Carbohydrates: 9 g | Protein: 11 g | Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 24 mg | Sodium: 480 mg | Potassium: 188 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 485 IU | Vitamin C: 4 mg | Calcium: 232 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg | Net Carbs: 8 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Keyword: club sandwich recipe, subway sandwiches copycat recipe
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3 comments on “Picnic Sandwiches”

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    cookbook queen

    I’ve been struggling to come up with activities I can do with my 3 year old AND 12 year old this Summer…picnics are a GREAT idea!! And these sandwiches will make us all happy. LOVE!

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    Justine | Cooking and Beer

    I always have problems packing sandwiches for picnics or travel. They always get too soggy, but these sandwiches I can get on board with! I wish I had one right now!

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