Impatience! Rushing! Shortcuts! These days people are always short on time. In a fast-paced world and busy schedules, preparing healthy meals seems farthest from anyone’s priorities. Under these circumstances, the solution to a quick lunch is sandwiches. They are the ideal food choice. Quick lunch sandwiches are relatively easy to prepare and easy to pack. There is also a myriad of recipes. Loaded with fiber, protein, good fat and low in sugar, here are a few sandwich ideas to get you through a healthy quick lunch and back to work in no time.
Quick Lunch: Tomato Onion Grilled Chicken Sandwich
- 1 3/4 pounds thin chicken cutlets
- 2 large tomatoes, sliced thick
- One sweet onion sliced thick
- 3 ounces olive pitted and mixed
- One crushed garlic clove
- 2 tsp fresh oregano
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 4 bread rolls split horizontally
Start by pre-heating a small grill. Using a food processor, grind garlic, olives, and oregano until shredded. Pour over the olive oil – 1/4 cups and 2 tablespoons. Blend to the point it is finely ground and combined. Mix the pepper according to your taste. Apply olive oil to tomatoes, onion, and cut rolls. Grill onions and tomatoes using high heat until a light burn. When done transfer vegetables to a plate and add pepper and salt to taste. Grill bread to the point of a light toast. Season chicken cutlets with pepper and salt then grill on high heat for 5 to 6 minutes. When done slice chicken to fit rolls and add tomato, onion, and olive relish. Finish off by topping other bread to complete the quick lunch sandwich.
Tuna Salad Sandwich On The Run For A Quick Lunch
- Store-bought Tuna salad
- Whole grain bread
- Lettuce leaves
- Low-fat mayonnaise
- Pepper and Salt
Buy a serving of tuna salad from your trusted deli and keep in the refrigerator. This will be your tuna spread to create a tuna sandwich. To prepare, toast two tsp bread slices in your bread toaster. Once done, apply tuna salad on one side topping it with lettuce and low-fat mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper to taste and close the sandwich.
Quick Lunch: Mozzarella Eggplant Sandwich
- Eggplant (medium-sized)
- Mozzarella (shredded)
- Whole wheat bread
- Olive oil
- Sliced Tomato
- Pepper and Salt
Brush olive oil on the sliced eggplant and place it in the oven to bake for 5 minutes. Toast the whole wheat bread slices and spread the mozzarella. Add the tomato slice and eggplant, apply salt and pepper to taste and close the sandwich.
The 21st-century people are extremely busy running on their corporate hamster wheels. Make these easy, hassle-free quick lunch sandwiches so you can save time for other things that need to be done. The greatest part is, these sandwiches can be eaten on the go – in a cab, while driving or even in a metro. Plus, these are all very healthy. So, get ready to transform your lives with our quick and easy sandwiches!