16 of Our Lowest Calorie Sandwiches

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16 of Our Lowest Calorie Sandwiches

We've rounded up 16 tasty sandwich recipes, including comfort fare favorites like Philly cheesesteaks and barbecue pork sandwiches, that taste delicious but only have around 350 calories or less!

Egg Salad Sandwiches with Watercress

Watercress, a cruciferous vegetable, adds a zesty note—and welcome phytonutrients—to this enlightened version of an American classic.

Calories: 289 per serving

Get the recipe: Egg Salad Sandwiches with Watercress

Grilled Eggplant & Portobello Sandwich

This grilled eggplant and portobello sandwich is a great vegetarian option for your next cookout. For extra flavor, top it with slices of garden-fresh tomato and spicy arugula. Serve with a mixed green salad.

Calories: 250 per serving

Get the recipe: Grilled Eggplant & Portobello Sandwich

Guinness-Marinated Bison Steak Sandwiches

This open-face, “fork and knife” sandwich is piled with slices of Guinness-marinated bison steak, mushrooms and red onion.

Calories: 343 per serving

Get the recipe: Guinness-Marinated Bison Steak Sandwiches

Barbecued Pork Sandwiches

Smoky grilled onion and your favorite barbecue sauce transform grilled pork tenderloin into a hearty summer sandwich. If you're concerned about sodium, be sure to choose a lower-sodium barbecue sauce.

Calories: 319 per serving

Get the recipe: Barbecued Pork Sandwiches

Peanut Tofu Wrap

Baked tofu tossed with store-bought Thai peanut sauce makes a quick and healthy sandwich filling. Finish the sandwich with your favorite crunchy vegetables for added nutrients and fiber.

Calories: 310 per serving

Get the recipe: Peanut Tofu Wrap

Bistro Flank Steak Sandwich

Make this bistro-style sandwich, sauce and all, completely on the grill. If you're in a hurry, just grill the steak and garlic and substitute jarred roasted red peppers for the grilled bell peppers.

Calories: 287 per serving

Get the recipe: Bistro Flank Steak Sandwich

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

This healthier eggplant Parmesan sandwich uses tender, smoky grilled eggplant instead of fried, so it has a fraction of the fat and calories. To make these sandwiches a cinch to prepare, make sure to have all your ingredients ready before you head out to the grill.

Calories: 291 per serving

Get the recipe: Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Turkey Pastrami Sandwich

If you’re taking this sandwich to go, line one piece of bread with the pastrami and the other with Swiss cheese and tuck the sauerkraut and apple in the middle to keep the bread from becoming soggy.

Calories: 184 per serving

Get the recipe: Turkey Pastrami Sandwich

Portobello 'Philly Cheese Steak' Sandwich

This healthier recipe for Philadelphia cheese steak cuts down on the fat - but not on the taste. Make this vegetarian by using vegetable broth in place of chicken stock.

Calories: 268 per serving

Get the recipe: Portobello 'Philly Cheese Steak' Sandwich

BBQ Tofu Sandwich

This vegetarian take on the BBQ sandwich includes delicious tofu topped with coleslaw and dill pickles.

Calories: 259 per serving

Get the recipe: BBQ Tofu Sandwich

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Toss leftover cooked chicken with barbecue sauce and crunchy carrots for a quick and healthy lunch.

Calories: 323 per serving

Get the recipe: BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Sloppy Joes

This updated Sloppy Joe recipe takes lean ground beef and adds chopped cremini mushrooms and diced fresh plum tomatoes, all in a zesty sauce. Served on a whole-wheat bun, it's a hearty dinner sandwich that will please adults and kids alike.

Calories: 237 per serving

Get the recipe: Sloppy Joes

Tuna Melt

This updated tuna melt recipe goes light on the mayo and tops it with fresh tomato slices and shredded sharp Cheddar. That way there's considerably less cheese but still tons of great cheese flavor in each gooey bite.

Calories: 264 per serving

Get the recipe: Tuna Melt

Egg & Salmon Sandwich

Smoked salmon and egg whites on a toasted whole-wheat English muffin is the perfect power breakfast. For a more substantial meal, pair it with a piece of fruit or a glass of 100% juice.

Calories: 214 per serving

Get the recipe: Egg & Salmon Sandwich

Strawberry & Cream Cheese Sandwich

Sliced strawberries and reduced-fat cream cheese come together in a sandwich for this quick and healthy lunchbox treat.

Calories: 128 per serving

Get the recipe: Strawberry & Cream Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Dark Chocolate Sandwich

Both simpler and more decadent than a chocolate croissant, a grilled chocolate sandwich is a marriage of bread and chocolate in which the two components are evenly matched.

Calories: 151 per serving

Get the recipe: Grilled Dark Chocolate Sandwich


We've rounded up our favorite sandwich recipes that skip the calories and fat and still pack in tons of flavor. You can still enjoy comfort food fare like Philly cheesesteaks and barbecue pork sandwiches during your lunch hour, and these recipes clock in at 350 calories or less!

Check out the slideshow above to discover 16 delicious sandwich recipes that are low in calories.

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