Brown Bag Lunches

10 simple and savory sandwiches to eat on the go.

Pimento Cheese Sandwich with Homemade Pickles

Pimento Cheese Sandwich with Homemade Pickles

Adding sriracha to the chunky pimento cheese recipe in this sandwich ups the spice factor and helps to offset the creaminess of the cheddar.Joseph De Leo
Smoked Gouda and Apple Butter Sandwich

Smoked Gouda and Apple Butter Sandwich

This combination is autumn on a slice of bread: sourdough spread with rich apple butter, topped with slices of mild smoked gouda and a sprinkle of flaky sea salt.Helen Rosner

Lemon-Pepper Tuna Sandwich

Peppery arugula and zesty red onion are an ideal garnish for this flavorful, light, lemon-pepper tuna salad. **See the recipe for Lemon-Pepper Tuna Sandwich »**André Baranowski
Ham and Egg Sandwich

Ham and Egg Sandwich

Ham and eggs may be a breakfast classic, but they're even better for lunch: try sliced or quartered hard-boiled eggs layered with a salty black forest ham and a bit of mayo on a hearty white bread.Helen Rosner
Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich

Crispy Pork Schnitzel Sandwich

Rather than eggs, this pork is coated in mustard before breading to give it a tangy bite.Farideh Sadeghin
See the RecipeAndré Baranowski
Roast Beef Sandwich with Walnut Romesco

Roast Beef Sandwich with Walnut Romesco

"I like to toast the inside of the bread to ensure it doesn't get soggy, even with a spread on it."—Philip Pretty, Fundamental LA, Los Angeles, CaliforniaJoseph De Leo

Pimento Cheese Sandwich

Just a few pulses of the food processor transforms cheddar, pimentos, garlic, and mayo into sweet, tangy pimento cheese. This spreadable Southern classic makes for an excellent lunchbox sandwich with lettuce and tomatoes--a great alternative to room temperature grilled cheese. See the recipe for Pimento Cheese Sandwich » Todd Coleman

Ham, Egg, and Lemon Sandwich

Lemon curd and goat cheese lends this breakfast-style sandwich a pleasing tangy sweetness. When we don't feel like making lemon curd from scratch, we pick up a jar of it at our local market. See the recipe for Ham, Egg, and Lemon Sandwich »Todd Coleman