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15 Best Ever Sandwiches, Paninis, and Melts to Make Dinner Easy

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Do you love sandwiches, paninis, and melts? You are in the right place because we have 15 creative ideas for tasty sandwiches, paninis, and melts that your family will love for an easy dinner that never disappoints.

1. Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak

Platter of buffalo chicken cheesesteaks
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

Everyone will be ready to sit down at the table when you are serving these buffalo chicken cheesesteaks for dinner. So much delicious flavor, and really easy to make too. Serve it with a salad or a vegetable for a side dish and dinner is done!

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2. Lobster Grilled Cheese

Lobster grilled cheese on a plate with chips and cucumber slices.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

This is not your kid’s grilled cheese sandwich. Rich lobster meat is sandwiched between layers of gooey melted cheese with a simple lemon mayo spread that pulls all those amazing flavors together perfectly. 

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3.   Tomato Mozzarella Panini (Starbucks Copycat)

Stack of copycat Starbucks tomato mozzarella panini.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Why go out for lunch when you can make it even better at home? You are going to love this Starbucks copycat recipe for a delicious and filling tomato mozzarella panini. Serve it with a salad or some soup for a lunch meant to be savored. 

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4. Turkey Pesto Panini

Side shot of Starbucks turkey pesto panini with chips
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

When you need a quick lunch you can’t beat this five ingredient turkey pesto panini and you can have it on the table in just a few minutes. Faster than you can have take out delivered! These stuffed sandwiches are sure to be a hit around the lunch table at your house. 

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5. Hawaiian Roll Meatball Sliders

Hawaiian roll meatball sliders with a parsley garnish
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

These baked meatball sliders are so delicious don’t be surprised if your family asks to have them all of the time. This tasty dish is also perfect for parties, get-togethers, and game day!

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6. Crockpot Pesto Chicken Thighs

Sandwich with crockpot pesto chicken thighs and topped with tomatoes.
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

You only need two ingredients for this tasty dish and after a few hours in the slow cooker you will have some tasty pesto chicken. This pesto chicken is perfect for serving in sandwiches with some fresh mozzarella and tomatoes. 

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7. Salmon Sliders with Caper Aioli

Single salmon slider closeup
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

You might not think about salmon when you think about sliders but you will after you try these tasty little sandwiches. These salmon sliders are perfect for dinner, or as a surprising appetizer for a party that guests will love! 

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8. Molletes

molletes recipe 11
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

These molletes are made with just three simple ingredients including refried beans, cheese, and french bread. You can have this on the table in under fifteen minutes, and there are so many toppings that you can use to make it just to your liking! 

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9. Carne Asada Tortas

Photo Credit: Mama Maggie’s Kitchen.

A carne asada torta is a delicious Mexican sandwich filled with steak, avocado, lettuce, tomato and onions. This tasty sandwich is perfect for lunch or a light dinner and you are going to love the amazing flavor combinations it has. 

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10. French Dip Sandwich with Au Jus

Photo Credit: The Gourmet Bon Vivant.

The French dip sandwich is a classic hot sandwich filled with juicy and tender sliced beef, melty cheese and a sauce just for dipping the crunchy French bread into. If you have never had one, you are missing out! 

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11. Meatloaf Sandwich

Photo Credit: The Gourmet Bon Vivant

So you’ve found yourself with some leftover meatloaf…what to do, what to do? Make this amazing meatloaf grilled cheese sandwich of course! Meatloaf just gets better the next day, especially when you turn it into a delicious sandwich like this one!

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12. Tortas de Cochinita

Photo Credit: M.A. Kitchen.

This tasty sandwich is a fiesta for your mouth with slow roasted pork that has been shredded, refried beans, pickled onions, and avocado. You will find sandwiches like these on the streets of Mexico, but you won’t have to wait for vacation now that you have this recipe. 

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13. Herring Smorrebrod (Danish Sandwich)

Photo Credit: Lavender & Macarons.

Sandwiches look different around the globe and this open faced sandwich gives you a taste of what sandwiches in Denmark are like. Rye bread slices topped with beets, pickled herring and capers is a beautiful and delicious sandwich you should try. 

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14. Rikitaki and Frikitaki Sandwiches

Photo Credit: Dominican Cooking.

Rikitaki and Frikitaki sandwiches are popular street food in the Dominican Republic. Rikitaki is a sandwich made with ground beef, cabbage, green tomatoes and onions. While Frikitaki is a sandwich made with ham or salami, cabbage, eggs, and red onion. These tasty sandwiches are quite filing and delicious, you should try them today!

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15. Stovetop Grilled Vegetable Panini 

Photo Credit: Lavender and Macarons.

You don’t need a panini press to make these delightful sandwiches at home. These homemade paninis are filled with grilled squash, zucchini, eggplant, red bell pepper, onions, and melty mozzarella cheese. These tasty veggie filled paninis are sure to be a family favorite! 

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