8 Sandwich Pastes for super cheap sandwiches and toast toppers

Oct 28, 2017 | 5 comments


I have made lots of different sandwich pastes and toast toppers. This round up post gathers together 8 of them. I’ve really liked each of them. They are quick and cheap to make, freeze well and can be used as sandwich fillers, toast toppers, jacket potato fillings and even with pasta if let down with some liquid.


If you change the fat from butter to coconut or a vegan spread, a couple will be vegan.

If I come up with any more, I’ll add them in


8 Sandwich Pastes for super cheap sandwiches and toast toppers


The cheese one

Fed up with plain cheese sandwiches? How about flavoured potted cheese?

The fishy one

2 sandwiches, 2 toasty breakfasts and 2 pasta dinners from 1 tin of sardines. Just 83p for all 6 meals!!

The chicken one

Chicken and Sun Dried Tomato Sandwich Paste

The beefy one

Beef and Sun Dried Tomato Sandwich Paste, 9p/13p a sandwich

The peanut / soya / coconut one

Vegan bean and spicy katjan sauce sandwich paste, 12p a sandwich, LOADS of variations

The bacon one

Bacon & ketchup paste, BLT on the cheap!

The sausage one

Can 1 sausage can make 2 sandwiches? Plus a sublime fruit and nut case paste

The tomato one

A whole days filming and sundried tomato sandwich filler, 9p

The smoked salmon one

Nibbly bits – spicy nuts, pastry nibbles, dips and mini bannocks




  1. Thrifty Lesley

    Angela – Love an egg mayo sandwich! It’s ages since I had salad cream – must try it again

  2. Angela

    Lesley I don’t know if you came up with an egg sandwich spread. I know that this post was written so long ago – 2023 can you believe it?
    I grew up post WW2 and we were pretty hard up, most people were in the same boat so we didn’t notice it as children.
    My mum always hard boiled eggs then chopped them up when cold and mixed salad cream through – nice and vinergary : )

  3. Thrifty Lesley

    Hmm, interesting question. I’d have to experiment and see. I would have thought it would be nice yes

  4. Paula

    Would it be possible to make an egg one like this do you think?

  5. Chococraft

    What a fantastic post! The information is very useful. Thank you for sharing this here.


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