Tea Sandwich Recipes

It’s officially back-to-school season, and September has us thinking about sandwiches here at Brit HQ. If you’re looking for a way to upgrade a brown bag lunch, we’ve got five tasty tea sandwiches that are way better than your plain PB&J. Bonus: you can make each one in under 5 minutes. You can cut them into fun shapes for the kiddos, too. Here are five quick and easy takes on the ultimate finger food.

Watercress + Herbed Butter Tea Sandwich Recipe
 Watercress gives this simple sandwich a peppery bite. You can make your own herbed butter, or buy it already prepared at a specialty store.

Watercress + Herbed Butter Tea Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients:

– watercress

– herbed butter

– sliced white bread

Instructions:
 1. Spread herbed butter on each slice of bread. Place a handful of watercress on one of the slices. Top with remaining bread slice.

2. Trim the crusts. Cut into triangles.

Watercress + Herbed Butter Tea Sandwich

Spread the herbed butter on your bread. Top with watercress. Trim the crusts, and slice into triangles.

Manchego + Quince Paste Tea Sandwich Recipe
 If you haven’t tried quince paste before (also known as Membrillo), this sandwich is the perfect place to start.

Manchego + Quince Paste Tea Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients:

– manchego cheese

– quince paste

– sliced seed bread

Instructions:

1. Spread quince paste on each slice of bread. Fill with several slices of cheese.

2. Trim the crusts. Cut into rectangles.

Manchego + Quince Paste Tea Sandwich

Spread the quince paste on each slice of bread. Top with cheese. Trim the crusts, and slice!

Roast Beef + Horseradish Tea Sandwich Recipe
 Roast beef and horseradish are a classic combination, just be careful not to overdo it with the horseradish—it packs a punch!

Roast Beef + Horseradish Tea Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients:
 – sliced roast beef

– horseradish

– sliced wheat bread

Instructions:

1. Spread horseradish on each slice of bread. Fill with several slices of roast beef.

2. Trim the crusts. Cut into triangles.

Roast Beef + Horseradish Tea Sandwich

Spread horseradish on each slice of bread. Top with roast beef. Trim the crusts and cut into triangles.

Ham + Whole Grain Mustard Tea Sandwich Recipe
 Who doesn’t love a ham sandwich? Rye bread and whole grain mustard kick this classic up a notch.

Ham + Whole Grain Mustard Tea Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients:
 – sliced ham

– whole grain mustard

– sliced rye bread

Instructions:
 1. Spread mustard on each slice of bread. Fill with several slices of ham.

2. Trim the crusts.

Ham + Whole Grain Mustard Tea Sandwich

Spread mustard on your bread. Top with ham. Trim the crusts.

Blueberry + Lemon Tea Sandwich Recipe

Don’t forget about dessert! This lemon and blueberry sandwich is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Blueberry + Lemon Tea Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients:

– blueberries

– lemon curd

– sliced brioche bread

Instructions:
 1. Spread lemon curd on each slice of bread. Arrange blueberries on one of the slices. Top with remaining bread slice.

2. Trim the crusts. Cut into squares.

Blueberry + Lemon Curd Tea Sandwich

Spread lemon curd on brioche. Top with blueberries. Trim the crusts, and slice.

Tea Sandwich Recipes

Don’t these look delicious? They’re perfect for lunch on-the-go or for finger food at your next party.

What are your favorite finger foods? Let us know in the comments below!