Best Grilled Sandwich Lunch Ideas

As a student, a grilled cheese sandwich would often form the basis of a dinner or lunch in front of the TV.   Unsurprising really as grilled sandwiches are incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and a specialised hot pan,  non-stick griddle pan or sandwich press. There’s also something undeniably comforting about biting into a warm, gooey grilled sandwich. Whether you’re seeking solace on a chilly day or simply craving a nostalgic taste of childhood, a grilled sandwich never fails to deliver that cozy feeling.  A grilled sandwich can provide a perfect solution for busy weeknights when you need a quick and satisfying meal without a lot of fuss.  But, why stop at a simple grilled cheese sandwich?  Grilled sandwiches can be made with a wide variety of ingredients. From classic combinations like grilled cheese and ham and cheese to more gourmet options featuring gourmet cheeses, meats, and veggies, the possibilities are endless.  In this blog we will encourage you to step outside of your comfort zone  and try a new grilled sandwich recipe with our best grilled sandwich lunch ideas. As an Amazon Associate, we earn a commission from qualifying purchases.  Some of the links on this post are affiliate links.  This means that if you click on the link and make a purchase we may earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Learn more here. Classic Grilled Cheese Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Turkey and Avocado Panini Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Caprese Grilled Sandwich Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) BBQ Chicken Grilled Sandwich Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Veggie and Hummus Grilled Sandwich Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Tuna Melt Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Italian Panini Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per sandwich) Chicken Caesar Wrap Ingredients Cooking Directions Macros (per wrap) The Only Limitation Is Your Imagination Whether you prefer a classic grilled sandwich or a gourmet and adventurous one, there’s no wrong way to enjoy a grilled sandwich. So gather up your favourite ingredients and get ready to savour every delicious bite. Spread the joy of grilled sandwiches by sharing your favourite recipes, tips, and tricks with friends and family on social media. Use the hashtags #GrilledSandwichDay #GrilledSandwiches and #TheOpinionatedMagpies to join the conversation and connect with fellow sandwich enthusiasts around the world. Sharing Is Caring: Related Articles You Might Enjoy: Recent Articles

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Easy Summer Dinners

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy light, refreshing meals that are both delicious and easy to prepare. In this blog post, we have compiled a list of 25 mouth-watering easy summer dinners. These recipes are not only budget-friendly but also packed with nutritious ingredients to keep you energised throughout the season. Let’s dive into these delightful summer dinner ideas! Pasta Dinners When in doubt or in a rush….pasta is the answer! Its ability to pair well with various flavours, sauces, and ingredients makes it the perfect canvas for countless dinner options. Whether you’re cooking for adults, children, or the whole family, pasta can be transformed into delicious, quick, and easy meals that everyone will love. These delectable pasta dinner ideas are guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds: 1. Spaghetti and Tuna Instructions 2. Creamy Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Instructions 3. Satay Noodles I came across this recipe by Eat With Clarity a few months ago and it has become a firm favourite at our house. Ready in 15 minutes and packed with flavour, what’s not to like?!? 4. Lemon Pasta Instructions This pasta is delicious as it is but is also great with chicken, prawns or scallops. 5. Spaghetti and Chorizo My second son Jamie is a VERY fussy eater.  He doesn’t like bits.  Green bits, orange bits, and red bits equals dinner time meltdown!  However, if he gets this for his dinner there is never a complaint unless there are no seconds that is. Instructions 6. Jamie Oliver’s Pregnant Jools’s Pasta This pasta dish is incredibly easy to make, budget-friendly and absolutely delicious.  Another great thing about it is that since the veggies are all whizzed up in the food processor, picky eaters will not even notice they are there.  Get the recipe here. 7. Caprese Pasta Salad Instructions Rice Dishes Another pantry staple with which you can easily whip up some quick and tasty dinners which will be loved by the whole family.  8. Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry Instructions 9. Prawn Fried Rice Instructions 10. Pesto Prawn and Rice Salad Instructions 11. Mexican Rice Bowl Instructions 12. Coconut Prawn Curry with Basmati Rice Instructions Wraps, Fajitas and Tacos 13. Chicken Fajitas Instructions 14. Honey Chipotle Prawn Tacos with Mango Salsa Instructions Salads/Veggies 15. Aubergine salad with chilli salsa Instructions 16. Watermelon and Feta Salad Instructions 17. Strawberry and Walnut Salad Instructions 18. Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad Instructions 19. Mediterranean Hummus Platter Arrange a variety of chilled hummus flavours on a platter and serve with carrot sticks, sliced peppers, pitta bread and olives. You may be tempted to buy store-bought hummus but it is so easy (and cheap) to make your own.  For a basic hummus recipe, we love this one by Gimme Some Oven. And, if you feel like jazzing things up a bit, check out these delicious hummus combinations. Jalapeno Lime Hummus by Food Faith Fitness Balsamic Caramelised Onion Hummus  by Once Upon a Cutting Board  Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus  by Easy As Apple Pie Couscous 20. Spicy Couscous Instructions 21. Summer Minty Couscous Instructions Summer Soups 22. Gazpacho  For a delicious gazpacho recipe be sure to give this version a go: Instructions 23. Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup With zero cooking involved other than blending or chilling, this is another extremely easy recipe to have in your summer menu. Simply combine cucumbers, avocados, Greek yogurt, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, and vegetable broth and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and chill for at least an hour before serving. 24. Watermelon and Pepper Soup Blend all the ingredients except the basil leaves and feta in a blender and blend until smooth. Chill for at least half an hour before adding crumbled feta cheese and serving. 25. Chilled Pea and Mint Soup Have a stress free summer We hope these 25 quick, easy and delicious meals will make your summer dinners stress-free. Check out our blog posts on BBQ starters, mains and desserts for more fabulous summer meal ideas. Sharing Is Caring: Related Articles You Might Enjoy:

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