Triple-decker sandwich


Main filling, e.g. cheese, ham, egg, hummus

3 slices of wholemeal bread

Butter or soft spread                   

2 lettuce leaves

1 tomato


Knife, spreading knife, chopping board, spoon, serving plate.


  1. Spread the slices of bread with the butter or soft spread.  
  2. Place lettuce on a chopping board and shred into thin strips with a sharp knife.  
  3. Slice the tomato.  
  4. Place the filling on top of 1 slice of bread. Cover with half the shredded lettuce.   
  5. Top with a second slice of bread.  
  6. Place the remaining lettuce and sliced tomato on top. 
  7. Finish by topping with the third slice of bread.  
  8. Cut the sandwich in half.  
  9. Serve on a plate. 

Top tips:

  • Remember to wash and dry all vegetables before preparing them.


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