Lunchbox Ideas: 3 Sandwich Recipes For Your Lunchbox

Lunchbox Ideas: 3 Sandwich Recipes For Your Lunchbox

Are you looking for something quick and nutritious to pack in your lunchbox? Here are the best sandwich recipes for lunchbox.

Sandwiches can be filled with lots of healthy goodness and are also very easy to prepare. We bring you the best sandwich recipes for your child’s lunchbox.

Best sandwich recipes for lunchbox

Below are some of the best sandwich recipes for your child’s lunchbox.

  1. Chicken salad sweet wrap sandwich
chicken salad sandwich

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This wrap is a sure way to get your kids to eat some vegetables under the wraps. What makes this sandwich great is ingredients such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce under the wraps. These ingredients are packed with nutrients and vitamins that support your child’s growth and development.


  • Tomato
  • Lettuce
  • Cucumber
  • Seasoned and cooked or grilled chicken leg, breast or thigh (Cut out the bone and shred)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Tortilla wrap


  • Before chopping the tomatoes, remove the inner seeds and the mushy insides. Also, before dicing the cucumber, cut it into two and remove the inner part, and then chop your lettuce.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, milk and honey, and then stir it into the shredded chicken and mix.
  • Place the wrap on a flat surface and put some shredded chicken and vegetables on top.
  • Wrap up, cut into two and serve. Also, to keep it fresh, wrap with a foil paper before placing in the lunchbox
  1. Chicken and carrot sandwich

chicken and carrot sandwich

K and K Kitchen

This is a great sandwich idea for your child’s lunch box because the ingredients make for a healthy diet. If you and your child leave home early in the morning, you can get your chicken and vegetables ready in the night and then do the final preparations in the morning.


  • Cooked and shredded chicken breast (Or any other fleshy part)
  • Carrot (shredded)
  • Firm tomatoes chopped in pieces (optional)
  • Spring Onions or plain Onions (optional)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Lettuce leaves (washed and dry)
  • Sliced Bread


  • Boil your chicken in little water spices and onions, then allow to cool before shredding with your hands or chop up with a knife.
  • Put the chicken, carrots, tomatoes and onions in a bowl, then add some mayonnaise and mix them.
  • Toast the bread if your child likes toasted bread. Place bread on a flat surface put a lettuce leaf on the bread, then spread the mayo chicken mixture and top off with another lettuce leaf. Cover with another piece of bread.
  • Cut into any shape of your choice, then wrap in foil paper and place in the lunchbox.
  1. Simple Egg-Mayo Sandwich

egg mayo sandwich

Sorted Food

Egg-mayo sandwich is easy to make and provides the nutrients and satisfaction any other sandwich can provide.


  • 4-6 slices Bread
  • 2-3 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1 spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 small grated carrot
  • A dash of black pepper (optional)


  • Boil the eggs for about ten minutes in boiling water. Afterwards, place the eggs in a bowl of cold water and then peel after the eggs.
  • Then, using the back of a fork, mash the eggs in a bowl to your desired consistency, and then add the last four ingredients and combine well.
  • Spread the mix on the slice of bread and cover with the other top, and then cut to the desired shape and serve.

Always make sure you wrap the sandwich in foil paper before putting in a lunchbox so that it remains fresh when your child eats it. Remember, you can also pack this for your lunch

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Written by

Lydia Ume