Sandwich press filling suggestions

How to squeeze the best out of your sandwich press.

Toasted sandwich ideas

Know you're on to a good thing with your sandwich press, but not sure how to get the best out of it? From toasted sarnies to grilled desserts, we've got some recipe ideas to get you started with your new toy, and once you get the hang of it you can start experimenting yourself. Swap an ingredient here and an ingredient there, until lo and behold you're coming up with your own culinary creations.

Big breakfasts

What's better than eggs and bacon? Eggs, bacon and cheese! Here's our quick, simple version of a fry-up in a flash.

Bacon and egg muffin

  • Place a fried egg on the base of an English muffin
  • Add a slice of cheese
  • Top with cooked bacon strips – grill till they turn crunchy.

Note: This recipe is best for models with adjustable top plate.

Luxury leftovers for lunchtime

Lamb with hummus and fruit chutney

  • Rub the surface of the two bread slices with a sliced garlic clove.
  • Top one with thinly sliced char-grilled or leftover lamb.
  • Add finely sliced red onion.
  • Dollop hummus and fruit chutney on top.
  • Top with second slice of bread and grill.

BBQ chicken

  • Combine chopped barbecued chicken, finely diced onion and shredded tasty cheese in a bowl.
  • Spread the bread of your choice with sweet chilli or barbecue sauce
  • Top with the chicken mixture and place the second slice on top.
  • Cook until golden and heated through.

Time for dessert

Cream cheese and chocolate

  • Spread cream cheese over a slice of crusty bread
  • Sprinkle with bittersweet chocolate.
  • Place another slice of bread on top.
  • Cook until golden and heated through and serve with ice cream.

Mascarpone, berries and honey

  • Spread mascarpone cheese over a slice of crusty bread.
  • Fill with sliced strawberries and raspberries and drizzle with honey.
  • Place another slice of bread on top.
  • Cook until golden and heated through.
What's your favourite toasted sandwich filling? Let us know in the comments.

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