List of sandwiches
This is a list of notable sandwiches. A sandwich is a dish consisting of one or more pieces of bread with one or more fillings between them, or one slice in the case of an open sandwich. Sandwiches are a common type of lunch food often eaten as part of a packed lunch. There are many types of sandwiches, made from a diverse variety of ingredients. The sandwich is the namesake of John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, a British statesman.
Major types of sandwich include:
- Two slices of bread with other ingredients between
- Two halves of a baguette or roll with other ingredients between
- Club sandwich
- Hero, hoagie, or submarine sandwich
- Open-faced sandwich
- Pocket sandwich
|Bacon||United Kingdom||Often eaten with ketchup or brown sauce|
|Bacon, egg and cheese||United States||Breakfast sandwich, usually with fried or scrambled egg|
|Bagel toast||Israel||Pressed, toasted bagel filled with vegetables and cheese and grilled on a sandwich toaster or panini press|
|Baked bean||United States (Boston area)||Canned baked beans on white or brown bread, sometimes with butter.|
|Baloney (Bologna) salad sandwich||United States (Northeastern Pennsylvania)||A mixture of bologna sausage and sweet gherkin pickles is processed through a meat grinder. Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip is added to the mixture. The salad mixture is left to meld flavors for several hours and then spread thickly on "sandwich bread". Some recipes call for adding minced white onion or hard boiled egg to the salad. Ham is sometimes substituted for the bologna, in which case it becomes a ham salad sandwich|
|Bánh mì||Vietnam||Filling is typically meat, but can contain a wide range of foods, including sardines, tofu, pâté, or eggs. Served on an airy baguette with pickled carrots, cilantro and peppers.|
|Barbecue||United States||Served on a bun, with chopped, sliced, or shredded meat (pulled pork, beef, or chicken typically), and sometimes topped with coleslaw|
|Barros Jarpa||Chile||Ham and cheese, usually mantecoso, which is similar to farmer cheese|
|Barros Luco||Chile||Beef (usually thin-cut steak) and cheese|
|Bauru||Brazil||Melted cheese, roast beef, tomato, and pickled cucumber in a hollowed-out French roll|
|Beef on weck||United States
(Buffalo, New York)
|Roast beef on a Kummelweck roll|
|Beirute||Brazil||Melted cheese, sliced fresh tomatoes with oregano, lettuce leaves, roast beef on Arab bread with mayonnaise.|
|BLT||United States||Named for its ingredients: bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Often served on toasted sliced bread spread with mayonnaise.|
|Bocadillo||Spain||Baguette bread with some variants of filling, often eaten in cafes and tapas bars.|
|Bologna||United States, Canada||Sliced and sometimes fried bologna sausage between slices of white bread, with various condiments such as mustard and mayonnaise.|
|Bosna||Austria||Usually grilled on white bread, containing a bratwurst sausage, onions, and a blend of tomato ketchup, mustard, and curry powder|
|Bratwurst Sandwich||Germany||The Bratwurst sandwich is a popular street food in Germany. Generally served in a roll with mustard. Some vendors offer a side dish of sauerkraut or french fries.|
|Breakfast roll||United Kingdom and Ireland||Convenience dish on a variety of bread rolls, containing such breakfast items as sausages, bacon, white or black pudding, mushrooms, tomatoes, hash browns, and fried eggs, often eaten with ketchup or brown sauce|
|Breakfast||United States||Typically a scrambled or fried egg, cheese, and a sausage patty or other breakfast meat, served on a biscuit or English muffin|
|British Rail||United Kingdom||Reference to the poor quality of catering on the now-defunct British Rail, this refers to any poor-quality sandwich, often stale.|
|Butifarra||Peru (Lima)||Boiled ham with salsa criolla and cilantro or lettuce|
|Broodje kroket||The Netherlands||Soft bread roll containing a ragout-based croquette, often eaten with mustard.|
|Bun kebab||Pakistan||Consists of a shallow-fried, spicy patty, onions, and chutney or raita in a hamburger or hot dog bun.|
|Butterbrot||Germany||Single, open-faced, containing butter as the common ingredient, with sweet or savory toppings depending on the meal|
|Carrozza||Italy||Breaded and fried cheese sandwich|
|Caviar||Russia||Red caviar with butter on white bread, sometimes decorated with fresh parsley.|
|Cemita||Mexico||Sliced avocado, meat, white cheese, onions, and red sauce (salsa roja), on a fluffy sesame-seeded egg roll, originally from the city of Puebla.|
|Chocolate||Mexico||Rye bread, butter and chocolate shot or sprinkles (fine small chocolate candies)|
|Chacarero||Chile||Thinly sliced churrasco-style steak, or lomito-style pork, with tomatoes, green beans, and green chiles, served on a round roll|
|Cheese||Made with one or more varieties of cheese. When toasted (pictured), it is commonly referred to as a "grilled cheese sandwich."|
|Cheese and pickle||United Kingdom||Slices of cheese (typically Cheddar) and pickle (a sweet, vinegary chutney with the most popular brand being Branston), sandwiched between two slices of bread.|
|Cheesesteak||United States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)||Thinly sliced steak and melted cheese in a long roll, also known as a Philadelphia or Philly cheesesteak.|
|Chicken||Chicken sandwich can contain chicken cooked in a variety of ways. In the United States, common forms of chicken sandwiches include the grilled chicken breast sandwich, the fried chicken breast sandwich, the chicken salad sandwich, and the shredded (or barbeque) chicken sandwich.|
|Chicken salad||Sandwich prepared with chicken salad as a filling.|
|Chicken schnitzel||Australia and Austria||Sandwich of crumbed, pan-fried chicken fillet, on buttered bread, with shredded iceberg lettuce and mayonnaise. An adaptation of the Austrian or Viennese schnitzel sandwich, which consists of crumbed pork, veal or chicken schnitzel on a Semmel or kaiser roll with mayonnaise or mustard and shredded lettuce. See also Cutlet sandwich, Italian.|
|Chickpea salad||United States||Chickpea salad is a vegan sandwich filling with a texture similar to tuna salad. Chickpea salad consists of mashed up chickpeas, onions, and other seasonings. Some versions also include tuna.|
|Chili burger||United States||Hamburger, with the patty topped with chili con carne|
|Chimichurris||Dominican Republic||Ground beef, chicken, or pork leg served on pan de agua and garnished with cabbage and Salsa rosa|
|Chip butty||United Kingdom||Sliced white bread (or a large, flat bread roll) filled with chips, usually sprinkled with salt and vinegar or tomato ketchup.|
|Chipped beef||United States (Mid-Atlantic region and military cuisine)||Sandwich prepared with thinly sliced or pressed salted and dried beef. Some chipped beef is smoked to add flavor.|
|Chivito||Uruguay||Filet mignon with mozzarella, tomatoes, mayonnaise, and commonly bacon, black or green olives, fried or hardboiled eggs, and ham|
|Chopped Cheese||United States (New York, NY)||Made on a grill with ground beef, onions, and topped by melted cheese and served with lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments on a hero roll.|
|Choripán||South America, Argentina||Grilled chorizo, usually served on a crusty roll with salsa-type condiments, such as pebre, salsa criolla, or chimichurri. Morcipán is a variety of this using black pudding or blood sausage.|
|Churrasco||Chile||Thinly cut steak, grilled and served on a toasted bun. It can be served with almost any other ingredient, in which case its name changes to "churrasco+the new ingredient" (e.g.: churrasco palta = churrasco and avocado)|
|Club||United States||Triple-decker sandwich made with sliced turkey or chicken, bacon, tomato, and lettuce; usually contains mayonnaise|
|Completo||Chile||Not a sandwich, it refers to a set of toppings to put in a sandwich, refers to the colors of the Italian flag: red (tomato), white (mayonnaise) and green (avocado). Also refers as Completo italiano or just Italiano.|
|Corned beef||United Kingdom||Corned beef often served with a condiment such as pickle or mustard.|
|Crisp||United Kingdom||Crisps and occasionally pickles on white bread|
|Croque-monsieur||France||Baked or fried ham and cheese (typically Emmental or Gruyère) brioche-sandwich, sometimes coated in a mornay or béchamel sauce|
|Croque-madame||France||Same as a croque-monsieur, but with a fried egg on top.|
|Cuban||United States (Tampa or Key West, Florida) / Cuba||Ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard, and sometimes Genoa salami on Cuban bread, sometimes pressed and warmed in a plancha|
|Cucumber||United Kingdom||Two thin slices of crustless, lightly buttered white bread, containing paper-thin slices of peeled cucumber|
|Cudighi||United States||Spicy cudighi (a Michigan variety of Cotechino Italian sausage), on a long, hard roll, often topped with mozzarella and tomato sauce|
|Grilled Cottage Cheese sandwich||India||Cottage Cheese i.e Paneer, green chutney, with some butter and extra cheese|
|Cutlet sandwich, Italian||United States, Italy, Austria||Especially popular where there are large populations of immigrant Italians, these cutlet sandwiches are made with breaded veal or chicken cutlets. They can be served with provolone cheese, long hots (chili peppers) or sauteed greens (spinach or broccoli raab). Sometimes they are served Parmesan style, with tomato sauce and mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Breaded cutlets (schnitzels, cotoletta, or escalope may have first appeared on the wider European culinary scene with the Napoleonic armies for conservation purposes. Napoleon offered a monetary reward to the person who developed a method to transport conserved food for a longer amount of time that then could be consumed unspoiled. Although the breading of meat concept was not the winner, it was a culinary development that was quickly adopted in northern Italy. The original Viennese schnitzel of breaded veal, pork, or chicken which originated in various forms beginning around the 17th century, was adapted to a roll sandwich in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (served with mayonnaise or mustard and lettuce). It did not transfer to American cuisine as its Italian relative did, but remains popular today throughout Central Europe.|
|Dagwood||United States||Multiple layers containing a wide variety of meats and condiments, named for Dagwood Bumstead of the comic strip Blondie|
|Deli||Germany||Sandwich usually ordered at a deli; choices include type of bread (toasted or untoasted,) type of meat (cold cut), type of sliced cheese, vegetable fillings (lettuce, tomato, onion, etc.), and condiments|
|Denver||United States||Sandwich containing a Denver omelette|
|Doner kebab||Turkey||Doner kebab is meat cooked on a vertical spit, normally veal or beef but also may be a mixture of these with lamb, and sometimes chicken. This may be served wrapped in a flatbread such as lavash or pita, or as a sandwich.|
|Donkey burger||China||Chopped or shredded savory donkey meat in a bun, sold in Baoding, Hebei Province as street food, and also in high-end restaurants|
|Doubles||Trinidad and Tobago||Two flat fried bara (bread), containing curried chickpeas or garbanzo beans|
|Dynamite||United States (Woonsocket, Rhode Island)||Made of ground beef, tomato sauces, spices and many onions and peppers. It is a popular food served at local family gatherings and fundraising benefits, usually made in large quantities.|
|Dyrlægens natmad||Denmark||Made with a piece of dark rye bread, a layer of leverpostej, topped with a slice of salt beef and a slice of meat aspic, topped with raw onion rings and garden cress.|
|Elvis||United States||Peanut butter, banana, and bacon|
|Fairy bread||Australia and New Zealand||White bread with nonpareils [= 'sprinkles' (U.S.) or 'hundreds and thousands' (U.K.)] on a spread of butter. Often cut into squares or triangles.|
|Falafel||Middle East||Deep-fried balls of ground, seasoned chickpeas topped with salad vegetables, hot sauce, tahini-based sauces, and pickled vegetables, wrapped in or added to the pocket of a split-open pita bread.|
|Farroupilha||Brazil (RS)||Mortadella slices and cheese, into a French bread with butter inside, usually served split in two halves and paired with coffee or soda|
|Fischbrötchen||Germany||Crusty bread rolls filled with fish (most commonly Bismarck or soused herring) and onions|
|Fish finger||United Kingdom||A common British comfort food, notable for the fact that it encases breaded fish in more bread.|
|Fool's Gold Loaf||United States (Colorado)||Consists of a single warmed, hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with one jar of creamy peanut butter, one jar of grape jelly, and a pound of bacon. In 1976, Elvis Presley and some of his friends flew to Colorado to consume them.|
|Fluffernutter||United States (Massachusetts)||Peanut butter and marshmallow creme. Pictured is a fluffernutter sandwich prior to being assembled.|
|Francesinha||Portugal||Wet-cured ham, linguiça, fresh sausage, steak or other roast meat, topped with melted cheese, a hot thick tomato, and beer sauce|
|Francesinha poveira||Portugal||Bun with wet-cured ham, linguiça, and cheese, sauced with butter or margarine, piri-piri, and port wine, whiskey, cognac, or brandy|
|French dip||United States||Thinly sliced roast beef on a baguette, served hot, usually au jus (with juice)|
|Fried brain||United States||Sliced calves' brain on sliced bread|
|Fruit||Global||Fruit, often such as banana, fig or pineapple served on bread, often with mayonnaise in the United States.|
|Ftira||Malta||Traditional Maltese sandwich made on a large round piece of Maltese ftira bread, topped with tomato paste, tuna, capers, and red onions.|
|Gatsby||South Africa||Deli-style sandwich similar to the hoagie, often containing french fries, with other variations, prepared with masala steak, chicken, polony, Vienna sausages, calamari, fish, or chargrilled steak|
|Gerber||United States (St. Louis, Missouri)||Half section of Italian or French bread with garlic butter, containing ham, provel or provolone cheese, topped with paprika, then toasted|
|Gua bao||Taiwan||Taiwanese sandwiches consisting of a slice of stewed meat and other condiments sandwiched between flat steamed bread.|
|Guajolota||Mexico (Mexico City)||Tamale in a Mexican bolillo roll. A very common morning street food in Mexico City. It is also called torta de tamal|
|Guédille||Canada (Québec)||Hot-dog bread (usually not toasted) filled with a base of salad and mayonnaise that is completed by another ingredient from which the guédille will get its name. It can be anything, but the main ones are eggs, chicken, and tofu. Some very popular versions of the guédille are the lobster guédille and the crab guédille.|
|Grillade||Canada (Suroît, Québec)||"Sandwich aux grillades" is a sandwich of thick unsalted flank bacon slices usually grilled on a cast iron pan and dressed with yellow mustard, slices of raw onions and tomatoes. It is a local speciality of the Suroît, a small region South West of Québec.|
|Gyro||Greece||"Pita gyro" or "psomaki gyro", depending on the type of bread used, includes meat roasted on a vertical spit, with tomato, potatoes, raw, often red onion and tzatziki sauce, wrapped in pita or sandwich bread.|
|Hagelslag or vlokken||The Netherlands||Chocolate sprinkles or flakes usually served on buttered bread|
|Ham||May be accompanied by cheese or salad. Condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, or pickle may be present.|
|Ham and cheese||Common sandwich prepared with ham and sliced cheese. Additional ingredients may include lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and other ingredients.|
|Ham and egg bun||Hong Kong||Sliced Danish canned ham with sliced scrambled egg sheet in a halved sweet bun|
|Hamburger||Germany or United States||Ground beef patty, often with vegetables, sauces and other meats, usually on a round bun.|
|Hamdog||Australia||Hot dog wrapped in a beef patty, deep-fried, then covered with chili, a few french fries, and a fried egg|
|Har cheong gai burger||Singapore||Har cheong gai (chicken fried with fermented shrimp paste)|
|Horseshoe||United States (Springfield, Illinois)||Thick-sliced, toasted, open-faced sandwich, it usually contains hamburger patties or ham, but other meat, such as deep-fried pork tenderloin, grilled or fried chicken breast, and fried fish fillets, can be used. The meat is topped with French fries and covered with a cheese sauce.|
|Hot brown||United States (Louisville, Kentucky)||Open-faced with turkey and bacon, topped with mornay sauce, and baked or broiled|
|Hot chicken||Canada (Québec)||Coarsely shredded or sliced chicken, sandwiched between two pieces of sliced bread, and completely covered with gravy. The classical version is topped with green sweet peas.|
|Hot dog||Germany (Frankfurt)||Grilled, mild link sausage placed between the sides of a hot dog bun. Hot dog sandwiches can be topped with a wide array of condiments and other foods, including mustard, ketchup, pickle relish, sauerkraut, chili, and onions.|
|Hot turkey||United States||Often open-faced, sliced turkey on white bread drenched in turkey gravy, often served with mashed potatoes. These are sometimes served at Hofbrau-style restaurants.|
|Ice cream||United States||Vanilla ice cream between thin biscuits, cookies or slices of cake, normally chocolate|
|Italian beef||United States (Chicago, Illinois)||Thin slices of seasoned, juicy roast beef, often garnished with giardiniera or Italian sweet peppers, on a dense, long Italian-style roll|
|Italian||Likely Portland, Maine||Prepared on a long bread roll or bun with meats such as salami, mortadella and capicolla along with cheese, tomato, olive oil, salt and black pepper.|
|Jam||United Kingdom||Buttered bread, with fruit jam/conserve, normally eaten at lunchtime or as a quick snack, may also be eaten at breakfast or for tea|
|Jambon-beurre||France||French baguette with butter and ham. Also known as "Parisien," it is the most popular sandwich in France.|
|Jibarito||United States||Meat, cheese, lettuce, and tomato, between flattened, fried green plantains (instead of bread), with garlic-flavored mayonnaise|
|Jucy Lucy||United States (Minneapolis, Minnesota)||Cheeseburger with the cheese inside the meat patty rather than on top|
|Katsu sando(ja)||Japan||Breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet (tonkatsu)|
|Kabuli burger||Peshawar, Pakistan and Afghanistan||A flat bread wrap with chips and sausage seasoned with salt, chilli powder and curry sauce or ketchup.|
|Khao Jee Pâté||Laos||similar to Vietnam's bánh mì, it is a street food prepared using pork liver pâté, stuffed with pork or Lao sausage, sliced papaya, carrots, shallots or onion, cucumber, cilantro and sometimes Jeow bong or chili sauce.|
|Kokoretsi||Anatolia and Balkans||Lamb or goat intestines, containing seasoned offal|
|Kottenbutter||Germany||Buttered brown bread with smoked pork sausage (Kottenwurst), fresh onion rings, and spicy mustard|
|Leberkäse||Austria and Bavaria||Meatloaf-like dish which, despite the name, contains neither liver nor cheese. It is commonly served on a Kaiser roll with mustard or mayonnaise.|
|Lettuce||Lettuce and mayonnaise|
|Limburger||They are typically prepared with buttered rye bread, Limburger cheese, sliced onion and mustard. Pictured is Limburger cheese and bread.|
|Lobster roll||United States Northeast||Lobster meat tossed with either mayonnaise ("cold") or drawn butter ("hot") stuffed into a slit opening at the top of a grilled bread roll or hot dog bun.|
|Lox||United States||Lox on a bagel with cream cheese, thinly sliced onion, capers, and sometimes sliced tomato|
|Luther burger||United States||Hamburger or cheeseburger on glazed doughnuts instead of a bun|
|Mallorca de jamón y queso||Puerto Rico||Similar to Ensaïmada covered with powdered sugar with ham and cheese|
|Marmalade||United Kingdom||White bread, butter and orange marmalade, popularised by the Paddington books by Michael Bond|
|Marmite||United Kingdom||Marmite spread thinly with butter or margarine onto toast or bread|
|Martino||Belgium||Filet américain (steak tartare) with Worcestershire sauce, pickles, onions, peppers, and martino sauce|
|Meatball||United States||Meatballs in marinara sauce, with melted Parmesan or provolone cheese, on a long bun or section of Italian loaf. Might include Italian-style accompaniments such as bell peppers, basil, or Italian-dressed lettuce|
|Medianoche||Cuba||Roast pork, ham, mustard, Swiss cheese, and dill pickles served on sweet bread.|
|Melt||United States||Generic sandwich containing a filling and a layer of cheese, grilled or fried until the cheese is melted.|
|Mettbrötchen||Germany||Open sandwich consisting of a sliced bun, topped with Mett (seasoned minced pork without bacon), frequently with a garnish of raw onion rings or diced raw onion.|
|Mitraillette||Belgium||French fries and fried meat with sauce on a demi-baguette.|
|Mollete||Mexico||Open sandwich consisting of a bolillo roll topped with refried beans, cheese and peppers, and grilled.|
|Montadito||Spain||Small, usually grilled, and may contain a variety of fillings. Some bars offer a variety of 200 different types of these sandwiches.|
|Monte Cristo||United States||Sliced ham and cheese (usually Emmental or Gruyère) between slices of French toast and batter-fried. In some regions it is sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with jelly or jam. In other regions (New England), it is served savory with French mustard and no powdered sugar.|
|Montreal-style smoked meat||Canada||Sandwich made from cured and smoked brisket with yellow mustard, usually on rye bread.|
|Mortadella||Italy||Any sandwich containing mortadella, a large Italian sausage.|
|Mother-in-law||United States||Hot dog bun containing a Chicago-style corn-roll tamale, topped with chili.|
|Muffuletta||United States||Originated in New Orleans' Italian-American community, this contains meats, cheeses, and olive salad on a round bun.|
|Naan||Pakistan||Beef on naan bread.|
|Obložené chlebíčky||Czech Republic||Type of open sandwich served as an appetizer or snack.|
|Open-faced||Nordic||Consists of a single slice of bread with one or more food items on top. See also pizza.|
|Pambazo||Mexico||Made with pambazo bread dipped in a red guajillo pepper sauce and filled with potatoes and chorizo.|
|Pan-bagnat||France||Round bread (bread bagnats) topped with green salad, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, tuna, anchovies, cucumbers, fava beans, artichokes, green peppers, radishes, onions, basil, and black olives. Condiments may include garlic, vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Served chilled.|
|Panini||Italy||In Italy, panino is the word for a sandwich made from bread other than sliced bread, in which case Italians call it a tramezzino. Examples of bread types used are ciabatta, rosetta and baguette. The bread is cut horizontally and filled with deli ingredients such as salami, ham, cheese, mortadella, or other food, and is sometimes pressed by a warming grill. In the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, the term panini is used to refer to a long pressed and toasted sandwich; there is widespread availability and use of sandwich presses, often known as "panini presses."|
|Pastrami on rye||United States (New York City, NY)||Classic sandwich made famous in the Jewish kosher delicatessens of New York City.|
|Patty melt||United States||Consists of a hamburger patty, pieces of sautéed or grilled onion, and Cheddar or Swiss cheese between two slices of bread.|
|Peameal bacon sandwich||Canada||Peameal bacon, a type of back bacon, inside a kaiser roll.|
|Peanut butter and jelly||United States||Jam is often used in place of jelly. Also known as a PB&J. PB&J may also be served with fresh fruit rather than jam, with thin sliced apples, pears, or bananas.|
|Pebete||Argentina||Simple Argentine sandwich, traditionally filled with cheese, cured meat, tomato, and mayonnaise. Pebete actually refers to the bread used for the sandwich - a soft oval bun with a spongy inside, and a thin toasted crust.|
|Pepito||Spain||Steak sandwich that is common in Mexico and Venezuela. In Spain it usually also contains aioli.|
|Pepper and egg||United States (Chicago, Illinois)||Scrambled eggs and grilled bell peppers, served on French bread.|
|Pepper and egg, Italian||Italy and the USA (in areas where there was a concentration of Italian immigrants).||Sauteed Italian long hots, sliced (not diced) in olive oil, (garlic is optional), coated with scrambled eggs and cooked until the eggs are firm. Seasoned with salt and pepper and Parmesan or other hard (aged) cheese, such as Romano or Pecorino. Then the mixture is stuffed into an Italian-style roll or between two slices of Italian bread. This may also be served with sliced tomatoes.|
|Pimento cheese||Southern United States||Common food preparation in the Southern United States, a spread or relish made with cheese, mayonnaise, pimentos, salt and pepper, blended to either a smooth or chunky paste. Regional variations incorporate additional ingredients. Also eaten in the United Kingdom (see "Tea" in this list) and the Philippines.|
|Pistolette||United States (Louisiana)||Stuffed and fried bread roll (sometimes called stuffed pistolettes) in the Cajun areas around Lafayette. This also refers to a type of submarine-shaped bread about half the size of a baguette that is popular in New Orleans for Vietnamese bánh mì and other sandwiches.|
|Pljeskavica||Balkans||Patty dish popular in the Balkan region of Southeastern Europe, a sandwich utilizes the Pljeskavica patty and bread.|
|Po' boy||United States||Crusty long roll split and filled with cold cuts, roasted beef or fried seafood. The New Orleans analogue to the sub or hoagie.|
|Polish boy||United States (Cleveland, Ohio)||Kielbasa sausage in a bun, covered with french fries, barbecue sauce (or hot sauce), and coleslaw.|
|Porchetta||Italy||A sandwich made of roast pork with italian-type spices such as rosemary, garlic, fennel and others in varying proportions. It is popular as street food (usually sold from white trucks) throughout central Italy. It was transplanted to America in the late 19th century by Italian immigrants and is known as the "roast" pork sandwich, very popular in the northeastern United States. In America it is often served with provolone cheese and "greens" which may be spinach or broccoli raab.|
|Porilainen||Finland||Half-inch slice of thick sausage, usually with diced red or sweet onion, sliced pickles, ketchup, mustard, and sometimes mayonnaise, on white bread.|
|Pork chop bun||Macau||Popular dish in Macau, the bun is extremely crisp outside and very soft inside, containing a freshly fried pork chop.|
|Pork roll sandwich||United States (New Jersey)||Pork roll still is the predominant term in South Jersey, but in the northern part of the state it is "Taylor Ham". It is grilled pork roll served several ways. This can be served with a fried egg, or a fried egg with cheese. Variations include serving with grilled pork roll and cheese or just grilled pork roll. Although classically served on a kaiser roll, bread variations include bagels, English Muffins, or other breads.|
|Pork tenderloin||United States Midwest||Thin, tenderized, deep-fried pork loin, served on a bun.|
|Prego||Portugal||These steaks flavored with onions and red wine are called prego (nailed) steaks because a small meat mallet is typically used to nail the garlic slices into the steak. The marinade is red wine based and includes onions, the aforementioned garlic, chilies, bay leaf, parsley, oregano, ground black pepper and olive oil. The steak is grilled and placed in Portuguese rolls called carcaças. A reduced marinade based sauce is drizzled over the meats.|
|Primanti||United States (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)||Selection of grilled meats topped with french fries, coleslaw, and tomato on Italian bread.|
|Prosperity Sandwich||United States||Ham and turkey topped with broiled cheese. Sometimes includes bacon and tomato.|
|Pudgy pie||United States||Sandwich made in a pan, with margarine on the outside, and either savory, with pizza sauce and other fillings on the inside, or sweet containing pie filling. The term "pudgy pie" is sometimes used to refer to pie irons, a gadget used for campfire cooking.|
|Pulled pork||Southern United States||Barbecue sandwich in which pork (usually shoulder) is smoked slowly at a low temperature until the meat becomes tender enough that it can be "pulled" or shredded with two forks. The pork is served on a bun and often topped with barbecue sauce and vinegar- or mayonnaise-based coleslaw depending on the region.|
|Queen Alexandra's sandwich||United Kingdom||Chicken, mayonnaise, boiled tongue and cress|
|Rachel||United States||A Reuben with pastrami instead of corned beef and coleslaw instead of sauerkraut. Roast turkey is sometimes used as the meat.|
|Reuben||United States (Omaha, Nebraska or New York, NY)||Corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, topped with Russian or Thousand Island dressing, on rye bread, then grilled. Creamy coleslaw replaces the sauerkraut in some places.|
|Roast beef||Sliced roast beef or sometimes beef loaf on bread. A variant of this sandwich is the roast beef special (deli sandwich) which is sliced roast beef, thousand island salad dressing and cole slaw served, generally, on rye bread.|
|Roti john||Southeast Asia||Basic ingredients are eggs, chopped onions, sambal paste, salt, and pepper, cooked as an omelette with the bread added on top before it's fully cooked. Many variations include canned sardines, chicken, beef, or mutton. Garnished with mayo, chili sauce, and cheese.|
|Rou jia mo||China||Stewed pork, chopped finely, and stuffed in mo, a kind of flatbread.|
|Ruisleipä||Finland||Sandwich made of traditional Finnish dark rye, buttered, with lettuce, hard-boiled egg, pickles, tomato, and choice of cheese and meat (typically pork). Known colloquially as "The Winning Combination."|
|Runza||United States||Bun filled with a mixture of (usually) loose meat, cabbage, and cheese. The fillings are baked inside the bread, similar to a kolache. Popular in the Midwestern United States, especially Nebraska.|
|Sabich||Israel||Pita stuffed with fried aubergine, sliced hard boiled egg, tahini sauce and Israeli salad, among other ingredients.|
|Sailor||United States (Richmond, Virginia)||Hot pastrami, grilled knockwurst, melted Swiss and hot mustard on rye bread.|
|Sándwich de milanesa||Type of sandwich eaten in Argentina and Uruguay. Pictured is a sándwich de milanesa from Tucumán.|
|Sandwich loaf||United States||Alternating layers of bread and filling frosted to resemble a layer cake|
|De miga||Argentina||Made with single-, double-, or triple-layered, buttered, thin white bread with crust removed, toasted or un-toasted, containing thinly sliced meat, as well as eggs, cheese, tomatoes, green peppers, lettuce, olives, and sometimes other vegetables.|
|Salt beef bagel||United Kingdom||Especially noted from Beigel Bake in Brick Lane, east London.|
|Sausage||United Kingdom and Germany||Sausage on a roll or bread, served with a variety of sauces and toppings.|
|Sausage, Pepper, and Onion Sub or Hoagie||United States Northeast||Sausage grilled with green bell peppers and onions in a long roll or half of a baguette. Cheese is sometimes melted on top of the sausage and vegetables. Condiments can vary from marinara sauce to mustard.|
|Schmitter||United States (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)||The Schmitter is a steak (beef) sandwich but not a cheesesteak. It was developed at McNally's Tavern in Chestnut Hill in the 1960s in response to a favored sandwich of a friend and co-worker of the proprietor's husband. It is named after Schmidt's beer with which it was served. The filling consists of grilled beef steak and onions topped with grilled cooked or cotto salami, American cheese and tomato. It is topped with a sauce consisting of mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce served on a kaiser roll.|
|Sealed crustless||United States||The filling in this sandwich is sealed between two layers of bread by a crimped edge and has the crust subsequently removed. A popular variety in the United States is peanut butter and jelly. This type of sandwich is mass-produced by The J. M. Smucker Company under the brand name "Uncrustables".|
|Shawarma||The Levant||Flatbread with fillings of beef, spinach, tomatoes, cucumber, and tahini sauce, wrapped and grilled.|
|Shooter's sandwich||United Kingdom||Prepared by filling a hollowed-out long loaf of bread with cooked filet mignon steak, cooked mushrooms, salt and pepper.|
|Shuco||Guatemala||Dry hot dog bun containing guacamole, sliced cabbage, ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise. It's usually served with a sausage, but it can also be ordered with churrasco or adobado beef. Chopped onions and a variety of hot sauces are also available for the sandwich.|
|Slider||United States||Basically a miniature hamburger about three inches in diameter, but may also contain other ingredients.|
|Sloppy joe||United States||Ground meat, usually beef, cooked with seasoned tomato sauce and served on a round bun.|
|Sloppy joe (New Jersey)||United States||Triple-decker rye bread sandwich made with one or more types of sliced deli meat, such as turkey, ham, pastrami, corned beef, roast beef, or sliced beef tongue, along with Swiss cheese, coleslaw, and Russian dressing.|
|Smörgåstårta||Sweden||Multiple layers of white or light rye bread containing creamy fillings, such as egg and mayonnaise, liver paté, olives, shrimp, ham, various cold cuts, caviar, tomato, cucumber, cheese, and smoked salmon.|
|Smørrebrød||Denmark||Open-faced, buttered dark rye bread with cold cuts, pieces of meat or fish, cheese, or spreads.|
|Sol over Gudhjem||Denmark||Open-faced sandwich on rugbrød, with smoked herring, chives, and a raw egg yolk.|
|Souvlaki||Greece||Sizzling skewer of lamb, beef, pork, or chicken roasted, shaved off the spit, and marinade ranging from hot barbecue to sweet, all laid out on a rolled pita bread, sprinkled with your choice of lettuce, tomato, cheese, red onion, and oregano, and doused with tzatziki sauce.|
|Spaghetti||Prepared with cooked spaghetti, sauce and bread.|
|Specials, Deli sandwiches||Mid-Atlantic, United States||"Specials" refer to cold deli sandwiches such the corned beef special, the roast beef special or the turkey special. These are made with the appropriate meat served together with coleslaw and thousand island dressing on Jewish Rye bread.|
|Spiedie||United States (Binghamton, New York)||Marinated cubes of chicken, pork, lamb, veal, venison, or beef, grilled on a spit, and served in a bun.|
|St. Paul||United States (St. Louis, Missouri)||Egg foo young patty (containing bean sprouts and minced white onions), dill pickle slices, white onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato on white bread|
|Steak bomb||United States||Grilled, over-stuffed submarine roll, containing shaved steak, and topped with salami, melted provolone, sautéed onions, and bell peppers.|
|Steak burger||Typically prepared with ground, sliced or minced beefsteak meat. Additional meats are also used.|
|Steak||United States||Prepared with cooked steak, served on bread or a roll. Steak sandwiches may include toppings such as cheese, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes, and in some instances fried eggs, cole slaw, or french fries.|
|Submarine/Sub/Baguette||United States||Generic sandwich served on a long French or Italian roll which may contain a wide variety of sliced meats, vegetables, and condiments, including lettuce, tomato, sweet peppers, onions, olives, and mushrooms. Also known regionally as a hero, a hoagie, a grinder, or a zep, among other names. In the United Kingdom it is named a baguette, after the French bread used to make it.|
|Tavern||United States||Common in Iowa, consists of a mixture of unseasoned ground beef and sauteed onions, sometimes topped with pickles, ketchup, and mustard, on a bun|
|Tea||United Kingdom||Thinly sliced white bread with crusts removed, lightly buttered, containing a light spread of cream cheese or mayonnaise mixture, and often radishes, cucumber, asparagus, or watercress. Other fillings may be pimento cheese, ham with mustard, smoked salmon, fruit jam, curried chicken, and egg salad.|
|TLT (Tempeh, Lettuce, and Tomato)||United States||Vegan version of the BLT: smoky baked tempeh, lettuce, tomato, and avocado, served on toasted sourdough bread|
|Toast||United Kingdom||Thin slice of toast between two thin slices of bread with a layer of butter, and salt and pepper to taste.|
|Toast Hawaii||Germany||Slice of toast with ham, a maraschino cherry in the middle of a pineapple slice, and cheese, grilled from above, so the cheese starts to melt.|
|Toastie||Two slices of bread with various fillings, toasted in a sandwich toaster.|
|Tofu||United States||Tofu, typically broiled or baked, with vegetables.|
|Tongue toast||Sautéed beef tongue and scrambled eggs, served open-faced|
|Torta||Mexico||Mexican roll (either telera or bolillo) spread with mayo or refried beans and stuffed with various sliced meats, cheeses, vegetables (usually tomatoes, onions and avocado) and your choice of pickled jalapeños or chipotle peppers. It can either be made ahead and tightly wrapped for a packed lunch or (if made to order) grilled on both sides with some butter.|
|Torta ahogada||Mexico (Guadalajara)||Birote bread (similar to bolillo) filled with "carnitas" (deep-fried pork), shredded chicken or other meats, beans and cheese. The torta is then dipped in a very hot tomato and dried chile de árbol sauce and topped with pickled sliced onions.|
|Tramezzino||Italy||Triangular white bread with the crusts removed, with fillings such as tuna and olive and prosciutto, served in Italian bars throughout the day|
|Trancapecho||Bolivia||Slice of breaded meat, fried potatoes, a fried egg, rice, and salad (tomatoes, onions, and locotos) between two slices of bread|
|Tripleta||Puerto Rico||Although there are numerous variations, the main distinction is a combination of three meats, typically grilled, such as beef (usually churrasco steak or cube steak), roast pork (pernil), chicken, and ham. Condiments may include some combination of mustard, ketchup, and mayonnaise, often combined to create a "special" sauce. Popular toppings include thin crispy fried potato sticks or shoestring potatoes, thinly sliced cabbage, lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles, and Swiss cheese. The sandwich is often toasted in a sandwich press.|
|Tuna||United States||Usually made with tuna salad, which may include mayonnaise, sweetcorn, cucumber, or celery. Other common variations include the tuna boat and tuna melt.|
|Vada pav||India||Potato fritter coated in chickpea flour (batata vada) in a bun|
|Vegemite||Australia||Vegemite is a dark brown Australian food paste made from used brewers' yeast extract, a by-product of beer manufacturing, various vegetables, wheat, and spice additives. It is a spread for sandwiches, toast, crumpets, and cracker biscuits, as well as a filling for pastries.|
|Vegetable||India||Many types of vegetables are used to prepare vegetable sandwiches.|
|Wurstbrot (sausage bread)||Germany and Austria||Simple and common German or Austrian sandwich prepared with thin slices of lunch meat or sausage, sometimes buttered. Variations include the addition of cheese or pickle slices.|
|Yakisoba-pan||Japan||Hot dog bun stuffed with fried noodles, frequently topped with pickles, such as beni shōga, with mayonnaise|
|Zapiekanka||Poland||Halved baguette or other bread usually topped with mushrooms and cheese, ham or other meats, and vegetables|
|Zsíroskenyér||Hungary||Lard on white bread, usually topped with white or red onion slices|
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