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...that Specific Sandwiches:  Some of these are distinguished primarily by the bread or method of preparation, rather than the filling?

  • Club SandwichBacon Sandwich (UK) sandwich made from strips of bacon
  • Bánh Mì (Vietnam) pickled carrots and daikon, meats and fillings on a baguette
  • Barros Jarpa (Chile) melted cheese and fried ham
  • Barros Luco (Chile) melted cheese and thin fried beef
  • Bauru (Brazil) melted cheese and roast beef
  • Beef on Weck (USA, Buffalo) roast beef and horseradish on a Kaiser roll topped with pretzel salt and caraway seeds
  • BLT (UK/USA/Australia) bacon, lettuce, and tomato
  • Bocadillo (ES) sliced bread with a wide variety of ingredients
  • Breakfast Roll (UK/Ireland) meats, butter and sauces on a bread roll
  • Breville (UK, Australia, South Africa) A sealed toasted sandwich made in a specially designed sandwich toaster.
  • Bun Kabab (Pakistan) spicy patty, onions, and chutney on a bun
  • California Club sandwich (USA, California) turkey, avocado, lettuce, and tomato
  • Caprese (Italy) mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil
  • Cheesesteak (USA, Philadelphia) sandwich made from strips of steak and cheese, sometimes with peppers and onions
  • Chimichurris (Dominican Republic) a sandwich made from pork, beef, and sometimes chicken with mayonnaise/ketchup sauce
  • Chip butty (UK) chips
  • Chivito (Uruguay) steak, ham, and cheese
  • Choripán (Argentina/Uruguay/Chile) grilled chorizo
  • Club Sandwich (USA) turkey, bacon, lettuce, and tomato
  • Crisp sandwich (UK) uses crisps
  • Croque-monsieur (France) ham and cheese
  • Cuban Sandwich (Cuba/South Florida) ham, Swiss cheese, pickled peppers, and roasted pork
  • Cucumber Sandwich (England) cucumber between two thin slices of crustless, lightly buttered white bread
  • Dagwood (USA) distinguished by size more than contents
  • Döner kebab (Turkey) doner kebab served in pita bread or half of a loaf of bread
  • Elvis Sandwich (USA) fried sandwich containing peanut butter, bananas, and bacon
  • Fluffernutter  (USA, New England), combination of peanut butter and marshmallow
  • Francesinha (Portugal) made with wet-cured ham, linguiça, other sausages and meat, covered with melted cheese and beer sauce
  • French Dip Sandwich (USA), also known as a beef dip, is a hot sandwich consisting of thinly sliced roast beef (or, sometimes, other meats) on a "French roll" or baguette. It is most commonly served au jus.
  • Grilled Cheese (USA/British Commonwealth (as Cheese Toastie)) fried or broiled sandwich consisting of melted cheese between slices of buttered bread.
  • Hamburger (Germany, USA) ground meat patty in a round bun, usually served with some combination of tomato, onion, lettuce, pickle, mustard, and mayonnaise
  • Horseshoe (USA, Springfield, IL) an open sandwich topped with French fries and cheese sauce
  • Hot Brown (USA, Kentucky) open-face sandwich of meat, Mornay sauce or cheese
    Italian beef (USA, Chicago) thin slices of seasoned roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on a dense, long Italian-style roll
  • Melt sandwich, Tuna melt, Patty melt, etc.—filling includes melted cheese
  • Monte Cristo (USA) a fried ham and/or turkey sandwich
  • Mother-in-law (Chicago area) fast food staple that features a Mississippi tamale in a hot dog bun and smothered with chili
  • Muffuletta (New Orleans) based on Sicilian bread
  • Panino (Italy) salami, ham, cheese, mortadella or other food on a ciabatta
  • Peanut butter and jelly (North America)
  • Ploughmans (UK) sandwich compromising of cheese, pickle, tomato, lettuce and onion
  • Printzesa (Bulgaria) slice of bread with ground pork/veal, kashkaval, feta or combination and broiled
  • Porilainen (Finland) a bread with thick slice of sausage
  • Rachel (USA) also referred to as the "Turkey Reuben"; coleslaw with Swiss cheese, 1000 Island or Russian dressing, and sliced turkey
  • Reuben (USA) sauerkraut with Swiss cheese, 1000 Island or Russian dressing, and corned beef or pastrami
  • Roti john (Singapore/Malaysia) omelette sandwich
  • Roast beef (USA/England) made with roast beef, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, and mayonnaise
  • Sandwich loaf (USA) a large multi-layer sandwich made to look like a cake
  • Sandwiches de miga (Argentina) tea-time sandwiches on crust-less white bread
  • Shawarma (Middle East) shaved lamb, goat, and/or turkey, rolled inside a taboon bread
  • Sincronizada (Mexico) a tortilla-based sandwich.
  • Smoked Meat (Quebec, Canada)
  • Sloppy Joe (USA) based on ground beef and flavorings
  • Smörgåstårta (Sweden) variety of "sandwich cake"
  • Steak sandwich (Australia) containing a small fried fillet steak, lettuce, tomato, cheese, fried onion and barbecue sauce, generally toasted and sold at traditional snack bars.
  • Submarine (USA) also known as sub, grinder, hero, hoagie, Italian sandwich, po' boy, wedge, zep, torpedo or roll
  • Strammer Max (Germany) a hot sandwich, sometimes with side food; regionally a pub food without bread
  • Tea sandwich Small sandwiches for afternoon tea
  • Tramezzino (Italy) tea sandwich
  • Torta (Mexico) various ingredients on a crusty roll
  • Vada Pav (India) Buns smothered with mint, green chilli and tamarind chutney - stuffed with crispy mashed potato dumplings seasoned with mustard seeds and coriander.
  • Vegemite (Australia) butter and vegemite often with slices of cheese
  • Wurstbrot (Germany) sliced sausage on bread

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