6 Savory Sandwich Recipes for Summer

Whether you’re looking for a tasty sandwich to take on a picnic or just want to use some of the season’s fresh vegetables, these 6 recipes are simply mouthwatering. The best part about sandwiches? There is hardly any preparation to them, ensuring you have a fast, tasty meal any time of the day. Ready to take advantage of summer’s flavorful ingredients? Try out one (or all) of these delectable recipes.

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1. Open-Face Avocado and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Fresh lemon juice, soft goat cheese, ripe avocados, and delicious baguettes create a mouthwatering sandwich. By using fresh vegetables and flavorful seasonings, this Saveur recipe is summer perfection. The recipe yields 6 servings.


  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon finely ground black pepper
  • 4 ripe avocados
  • Tabasco
  • 6 small baguettes, halved and lightly toasted
  • Tomato slices
  • Cucumber slices

Directions: Put 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, cracked black pepper, and salt to taste into a bowl; stir well. While whisking constantly, drizzle in olive oil to form a dressing; set aside. Put goat cheese, remaining 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, finely ground black pepper, the flesh from the avocados, and a few dashes of Tabasco into a bowl. Lightly mash with a fork; season with salt to taste. Divide avocado mixture between the 12 baguette halves and spread to cover each. Transfer baguettes to baking sheet and broil until just warmed through, 1 to 2 minutes. Top the baguette halves with tomato and cucumber slices, in any arrangement you wish. Drizzle some of the cracked pepper dressing onto each. Serve immediately.