Classic Sandwiches for Casual Family Meals

Classic sandwiches are a great meal choice for celebrating National Family Meals Month™. Whether it’s the delicious trifecta of crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, and crunchy lettuce in a BLT or the nostalgia-inducing Campbell’s Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Sandwich, a classic sandwich is a simple solution for a casual dinner [on Hefty plates!], making mealtime a perfect opportunity for easy family bonding.

You can’t go wrong with the triple-decker, triangle-cut classic club sandwich, complete with toothpicks to secure the layers! With its toasted bread, creamy mayonnaise, refreshing lettuce, tender turkey, crispy bacon, and juicy tomato, each layer complements the next for unforgettable tastes and textures. This Classic Club Sandwich Recipe from Serious Eats sneaks in a little Dijon mustard. Grab a Campbell’s Chunky soup from the pantry to make this a soup and sandwich meal!

Tuna salad is a family favorite, perfect for a weeknight dinner when you only have time to make a meal in minutes. Make Spend With Pennies’ Easy Tuna Salad, then use it for classic tuna sandwiches, tuna melts, or filling hollowed-out tomatoes for a low-carb meal. Make a double batch of this tuna salad and set some aside for school lunches the following day.

Put hot and hearty sandwiches on the table with House of Nash Eats’ Classic Reuben Sandwich. Savory corned beef is piled onto marble rye bread and topped with Swiss cheese, tangy sauerkraut, zippy Russian dressing, and another piece of rye bread, and then it’s griddled to perfection until the cheese melts.

These mini Chicken & Waffle Sliders feature the complementary flavors and textures in the classic chicken & waffles combo. Each mini sandwich perfectly balances the savory, seasoned chicken and the buttery, golden-brown waffle. The mini size adds a fun element, making them great for a kid-friendly meal or as a unique appetizer.

Keep the sandwich theme going for dessert and serve up our homemade Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches. This sweet treat is a fun dessert to prepare with the kids. Let them help you shape the cookie dough balls before baking them and roll the assembled ice cream sandwiches in the sprinkles. If you want to go all out, you could make various ice cream sandwiches using different flavors of cookies, ice cream, and garnishes like Mini M&Ms, crushed OREO cookies, or chopped nuts. No time to bake cookies? No problem. Stock up on your favorite flavors of Nabisco Chips Ahoy cookies. Try this S’mores ‘n More recipe.