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February 16, 2024

Easy-to-Make Rye Bread Sandwiches for Lunch

Unlike refined white bread, rye bread is typically made from whole-grain rye flour, a rich source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Its low Glycaemic index and higher fibre levels make you feel fuller for longer, help with weight management, and regulate blood sugar levels. Rye bread is not only a healthier choice but also a delicious one. Its unique taste, texture, and slightly nutty flavour also provide a satisfying base for a variety of sandwich fillings, which makes rye bread a delicious and nutritious choice for anyone looking to elevate their sandwich game while nourishing their body.

1. Classic Reuben Sandwich

This iconic sandwich boasts layers of savoury corned beef, tangy flavours and creamy Swiss cheese between slices of rye bread, balancing the richness of the meat and cheese.


  • Rye Bread
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Swiss Cheese
  • Corned Beef
  • Sauerkraut
  • Butter (Softened)


  • Spread Thousand Island dressing on one slice of bread.
  • Add corned beef, layer Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut on top.
  • Add another slice and butter the top of the sandwiches.
  • Grill until the cheese is melted, the sides are golden brown, and the bread is crispy.
  • And serve!

2. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

These sandwiches are where smoked salmon meets creamy cream cheese and slices rye bread, creating a very satisfying and fulfilling lunch. The salty richness of the salmon pairs scrumptiously with the creaminess, adding a burst of flavour to every bite.


  • Rye bread slices
  • Smoked salmon
  • Cream cheese
  • Red onion slices
  • Capers
  • Fresh dill


  • Top cream cheese on each slice of rye bread.
  • Layer smoked salmon, red onion slices, and capers.
  • Add another slice of bread.
  • Garnish with fresh dill.

3. Bacon & Egg Salad Sandwiches

The Bacon & Egg Salad sandwiches are rich in flavours and nutrients. It is made from the goodness of salad, mayonnaise, lemon zest and creamy eggs, filled between nutty rye bread slices.


  • Rye bread slices
  • Hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic cloves, grated
  • Dijon mustard
  • Crispy bacon slices
  • Paprika
  • Green Onions
  • Lettuce leaves


  • Roast bacon in the oven for 25-30 minutes at 375 F until they are crispy.
  • Mix chopped hard-boiled eggs with mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and Dijon mustard.
  • Add lettuce and green onions to the mixture, and your egg salad is ready.
  • Spread the egg salad on one slice of rye bread.
  • Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Layer crispy bacon and lettuce on top.
  • Top with another slice and serve.

4. Turkey and Avocado


The tomato’s sweetness and the avocado’s creaminess perfectly complement the savoury turkey, where rye bread adds a satisfying crunch to every bite.


  • Rye bread slices
  • Sliced turkey breast
  • Avocado slices
  • Tomato slices
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Mayonnaise


  • Spread mayonnaise on one slice.
  • Layer turkey, avocado, tomato, and lettuce on top.
  • Top with another slice of rye bread.

5. Nutella and Banana:

Experience irresistible sweetness featuring creamy Nutella and ripe banana slices sandwiched between slices of nutritious rye bread. The rich hazelnut spread pairs perfectly with the sweet, creamy banana while adding an extra touch of sweetness.


  • Rye bread slices
  • Nutella
  • Sliced banana
  • Honey (optional)


  • Spread Nutella on one slice of bread.
  • Layer sliced banana on top.
  • Drizzle with honey.
  • Top with a slice of bread and enjoy creamy chocolaty delight.

Experience the delicious flavours of our healthy rye bread by trying out delicious sandwich recipes. At The Bishops Bakery, we offer a freshly baked variety of bread that is both tasty and healthy. Our range of healthy breads provides the perfect foundation for these healthier lunch sandwiches. Order now and satisfy your cravings with one of our savoury, refreshing, or sweet sandwich recipes.

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