5 High-Protein Breakfast Sandwiches You Can Prep In 5 Minutes

by Jillian See
FOOD  |  August 20, 2018
  • These sandwiches are great breakfast options to keep you full till lunchtime.
    1 / 6 These sandwiches are great breakfast options to keep you full till lunchtime.

    No matter how busy you are in the morning, having breakfast is something you shouldn’t skip. Being the first and most important meal of the day, your breakfast needs to be substantial enough to last you till midday.

    These high-protein sandwiches are sure to satiate your tummy. Plus, each sandwich takes five minutes or less to assemble. If you have more time, toast your bread for a nice crunch. Each of the following recipes serves one.

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    (Also read: 7 High-Protein Snacks To Fuel Your Workouts Right)

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  • Smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwich
    2 / 6 Smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwich

    Total protein: 14.2g

    Ingredients:

    2 slices of wholemeal bread
    2 slices of smoked salmon (50g)
    A tablespoon of cream cheese
    4 slices of cucumber
    Chopped dill for garnish (optional)

    1. Spread cream cheese evenly onto one slice of bread.
    2. Arrange cucumber slices on the layer of cream cheese, before placing the smoked salmon slices on top.
    3. Sprinkle chopped dill and sandwich the bread.

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  • Peanut butter jelly & banana sandwich
    3 / 6 Peanut butter jelly & banana sandwich

    Total protein: 10.7g

    Ingredients:

    2 slices of wholemeal bread
    A tablespoon of peanut butter
    A tablespoon of berry jam
    Half a medium banana (sliced)

    1. Spread peanut butter evenly onto one slice of bread.
    2. Spread jam evenly on the other slice.
    3. Arrange banana slices on one slice and sandwich the bread.

    (Also read: High-Protein Store-Bought Snacks That Will Satisfy Your Odd-Hour Cravings)

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  • Chicken and pesto sandwich
    4 / 6 Chicken and pesto sandwich

    Total protein: 19.0g

    Ingredients:

    2 slices of wholemeal bread
    Half a chicken breast (60g), cooked and shredded
    A tablespoon of pesto sauce
    A handful of spinach

    1. Spread pesto sauce evenly onto one slice of bread.
    2. Top it with spinach, followed by shredded chicken.
    3. Sandwich the bread.

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  • Mixed berries and cream cheese sandwich
    5 / 6 Mixed berries and cream cheese sandwich

    Total protein: 9.2g

    Ingredients:

    2 slices of wholemeal bread
    A tablespoon of nut butter
    A tablespoon of cream cheese
    A handful of berries of your choice

    1. Spread nut butter evenly onto one slice of bread.
    2. Spread the other slice with cream cheese.
    3. Top one slice of bread with berries. Sandwich the bread.

    (Also read: 9 Signs You Need To Eat More Protein)

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  • Tomato, avocado and egg sandwich
    6 / 6 Tomato, avocado and egg sandwich

    Total protein: 11.6g

    Ingredients:

    2 slices of wholemeal bread
    3 cherry tomatoes, sliced
    Half an avocado, sliced
    A hard boiled egg
    A tablespoon of tomato sauce

    1. Spread tomato sauce evenly onto one slice of bread.
    2. Arrange cherry tomato slices on the layer of tomato sauce before placing avocado slices on top.
    3. Slice hard boiled egg thinly and layer it on top of avocado slices. Sandwich the bread.

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