4 Perfect Picnic Sandwiches Anyone Can Make

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When the weather is nice and the days are long, I can’t think of anything more pleasant than a picnic. I often find myself packing a portable feast to accompany an outdoor movie or concert this time of year, but a picnic can be an activity all on its own. Talk about a quintessential way to spend a summer day…

Along with some fresh summer fruit, crudités, kettle-popped chips, and a beverage of choice, my picnics almost always include a selection of mini sandwiches. There’s a reason the sandwich is such a picnic staple, after all. It’s an easy-to-eat, quick-to-make finger food, and the flavor options are endless. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a cooking novice, a sandwich is pretty hard to mess up.

Today I’m sharing four of Team LC’s favorite sandwich recipes. While plain old PB&J will always be a classic, we decided to give our picnic sandwiches a bit of a gourmet twist. Check out these winning sandwich combos ahead…
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Goat Cheese + Cucumber + Balsamic Vinegar
A classic tea sandwich
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Hummus + Avocado + Cucumber + Red Pepper Flakes + A Squeeze of Fresh Lemon
A vegetarian delight
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Egg Salad + Smoked Salmon + Dill
A.K.A. Danish egg salad
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Almond Butter + Jam + Shredded Coconut
A healthier, gourmet twist on the classic PB&J

Bon appétit! Do you have any other tasty sandwich recipes? Share them in the comments below so I can give them a try!

xo Ilana
Team LC

P.S. If you’re looking for a cute picnic basket or blanket for your outdoor meal, I love the ones from The Little Market.

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