Recipes for Father's Day Hero Sandwiches


While they may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound or don a cape to fly around the world, dads are still superheroes! And your child can help dad feel how much he appreciates him on Father's Day with these meaty hero sandwiches. Your child can decide whether dad prefers a classic hero sandwich or something more unique like a BLT fried egg-and-cheese sandwich. Then again if dad likes meatballs, stack a few onto a hoagie bun to make slow cooker meatball sub sandwiches. Get a little fancy with either easy French dip sandwiches or cheesy grilled pizza sandwiches. Along with helping make the sandwich, let your little one make a card or picture to give to dad with his hero meal.


Classic Hero Sandwich

Comfort food – here it comes! This classic hero sandwich from Kraft is layered with slices of ham and turkey then topped with sliced tomatoes, green peppers, cheese and then the bread is slathered with Miracle Whip dressing sprinkled with Italian seasoning.


BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich

Kick up the flavor of a regular BLT by adding a few ingredients. For this BLT fried egg-and-cheese sandwich from Food and Wine, the egg brings together the crisp saltiness of the bacon and the gooey goodness of the melted Monterey Jack cheese.


Slow Cooker Meatball Sub Sandwiches

Get rolling with this slow cooker meatball sub sandwich recipe from Five Heart Home. In a bowl, combine ground beef with Italian bread crumbs, seasoning and an egg. Have your kids roll these into balls and then pour on pasta sauce and cook in your crockpot. Add the meatballs to a hoagie roll and sprinkle with cheese while they're still hot.


Three-Ingredient Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Have your children add the secret ingredient in these three-ingredient pulled pork sandwiches from Tablespoon – a can of root beer. Place pork tenderloin in the slow cooker and then have your child empty a bottle of barbecue sauce and a can of root beer into the pot.


Easy French Dip Sandwiches

Simmer slices of roast beef in a heated French onion soup before placing it into hoagie rolls. These easy French dip sandwiches from Pocket Change Gourmet come together in a flash with just four ingredients. Use the leftover soup for dipping!


Cheesy Grilled Pizza Sandwich

No need to make a whole pizza pie with this recipe for cheesy grilled pizza sandwiches from Our Best Bites. Spoon pasta sauce onto slices of sandwich bread and sprinkle on shredded mozzarella cheese followed by pepperoni slices. Top with another piece of bread. Grill and delight dad with this hefty sandwich.


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