3. Sandwich Recipes

Mayonnaise Sandwich


Main Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup grated carrots
  • ¼ cup finely chopped bell pepper (capsicum)
  • 1 medium potato – boiled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup Veg Mayonnaise – eggless or vegan, add as required
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder or add as required
  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard (mustard powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar – optional
  • 8 to 10 bread slices – whole wheat, brown, white or multigrain bread
  • Butter as required

For Garnish

  • 1 to 2 tablespoon grated carrots – optional
  • 1 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese – optional

Instructions :


  1. In a mixing bowl take the grated carrots, finely chopped bell pepper. You can also add some steamed corn kernels, steamed green peas and shredded cabbage.
  2. Add one medium sized potato, which has been boiled, peeled and chopped.
  3. Add mayonnaise, black pepper powder and ground mustard (mustard powder).
  4. If you do not have mustard powder, then just crush ⅛ teaspoon mustard seeds in a mortar-pestle or you can add ¼ teaspoon dijon mustard.
  5. Mix very well. You can also add ¼ to ½ teaspoon sugar for a slight sweet taste. If your mayo has a more sweet taste then don’t add sugar. You can also add some red chili flakes or some dried herbs like oregano, thyme, basil.

Making Mayo Sandwich

  1. Spread butter on the bread slices. 
  2. Now spread veg mayonnaise stuffing on the bread slices.
  3. Place on top the remaining buttered slices and slice the mayo sandwiches in rectangles or triangles or small squares. You can even toast or grill these sandwiches.
  4. While serving mayonnaise sandwich, you can garnish with some grated carrots and grated cheddar cheese.
  5. They can be served for breakfast, brunch or as an after school snack.


  1. The recipe can be scaled to make a big batch for parties.
  2. Use homemade mayonnaise or your preferred brand of vegetarian or vegan mayo.
  3. Don’t use watery veggies like cucumber, lettuce, beets if you plan to serve the sandwich after some minutes or an hour. 
  4. You can add your choice of herbs and spices. Both dried herbs as well as fresh herbs work in the recipe.
  5. For a healthier option use whole meal bread, multi grain bread or rye bread.
  6. For a vegan mayo sandwich omit the butter or use plant based butter. Also use vegan mayonnaise.
  7. Note that the approximate nutrition info is for one sandwich made with whole wheat bread and non-fat mayo.

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