10 Vegetarian Gluten-Free Sandwiches For Breakfast
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Vegetarian food is commonly consumed throughout India, driven by religious and dietary considerations. As a result, Indian cuisine offers a diverse array of vegetarian options to cater to various preferences and needs. What sets us apart is our ability to adapt cuisines from around the globe to align with our taste preferences and dietary choices. Even the simplest of international dishes have been transformed into delectable vegetarian options that cater to the Indian palate. A prime example of this culinary versatility can be found in breakfast dishes like sandwiches.

While we do have non-vegetarian sandwiches like grilled chicken, chicken tikka, or kheema sandwiches that are quite popular too, vegetarian sandwiches come in many shapes and forms. Packed with wholesome ingredients and innovative combinations, these sandwiches cater to a wide range of tastes and preferences.

Another important factor to consider here is that many people have gluten-sensitivity and prefer a gluten-free diet. Gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, can cause digestive issues and autoimmune reactions in some individuals. Gluten-free bread for sandwiches is made from alternative flours like rice, almond, or quinoa, allowing those with sensitivities to enjoy bread without triggering adverse reactions. So, in this listicle, let's look at 10 delicious vegetarian sandwich options that can be made with gluten-free bread.

Recipe - fitfoodieselma

Masala Grilled Cheese

The masala grilled cheese sandwich transforms a classic into an Indian masterpiece. A sprinkle of Indian spices and herbs like ginger, garlic, garam masala, and red chilli powder elevates the gooey goodness of melted cheese and crispy bread, delivering a comforting but equally spicy experience. You can use naturally gluten-free cornbread to make it.

Hummus and Veggie Sandwich

The delicious hummus and veggie sandwich has creamy hummus, fresh, crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, olives, crispy onions, and carrots. It’s a fuss-free, easy-to-carry delight that brings together nutrition and convenience. Use quinoa flour pita to make it gluten-free.

Avocado And Chickpea Sandwich

Creaminess takes centre stage in the Avocado Chickpea Salad sandwich, with this option being super indulgent yet healthy and protein filled. Sliced avocado and chickpea salad sit atop a bed of lettuce, which is all in the midst of hearty almond or rice flour slices.

Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich

Satisfy your cravings for both sweet and savoury foods with the peanut butter banana sandwich. Slices of quinoa bread lathered with peanut butter, sliced bananas, a drizzle of honey, and optionally, a sprinkle of granola or crushed nuts make this a healthy, filling, and energy-giving breakfast option.

Recipe - Chew on Vegan

Paneer Tikka Sub

The Paneer Tikka Sub skillfully adds the smoky flavours of tandoori cuisine to a sandwich. Marinated paneer cubes are grilled and made into delicious tikkas. They are then tucked into a healthy buckwheat sub roll alongside crunchy, fresh veggies like lettuce and cabbage and a drizzle of mint chutney to make this vegetarian gluten-free sub.

Crispy Tofu Sub

The Crispy Tofu Sub brings a healthy, delicious plant-based twist to the sandwich world and can be a worthy replacement for the paneer sub if you are avoiding dairy. Crispy tofu, tangy coleslaw, and a drizzle of barbecue sauce come together within a sub roll. Again, sing a buckwheat sub would be ideal to avoid gluten intake.

Falafel Wrap

As a healthy twist to your morning meal, this wrap sandwich can be the missing element you are looking for. To give it a Desi twist while maintaining gluten-free status of the dish, you can wrap your falafel in a chickpea flour or besan crepe. The dish is complemented well by the addition of cucumber, tomato, red onion, and the rich flavour of tahini sauce.

Aloo Tikki Footloong

A beloved street food classic, the Aloo tikki burger gets a fun facelift with this delicious footlong. Accompanied by sauces and chutneys, sliced onions, and tomatoes, this footlong is a delightful merger of flavours that is the perfect balance between a street-style and deli-style sandwich. Use sorghum footlong to make the dish gluten-free.

Mumbai Sandwich

Straight from the streets of Mumbai, this sandwich is a clever mix of ingredients. Layers of vegetables, green chutney, sev, and cheese are stacked between slices of cornbread, making it gluten-free, delicious and super filling.

Caprese Panini

The Caprese panini is an age-old classic that has fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Replace the bread with some fresh lettuce to make the dish gluten-free and this Italian-inspired sandwich can be your own fancy restaurant-quality breakfast meal once in a while.