How to Make a Subway Sandwich

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Subway Sandwich

Subway restaurants have a menu based around a type of sandwich that is called a sub, grinder, hoagie, or Italian. While they offer a variety of other items including cookies and salads, it's their sandwiches that have customers coming in day after day. By following these instructions, you'll know how to make a Subway sandwich recipe without even having to leave your house! Once you've mastered the art of making a Subway sandwich, try your hand at making Subway Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert.

Start to finish: 15 minutes

Serves: 1

Subway.jpgCreative Commons image by Vincent Desjardins
Offered by Subway
Customer service phone 203-878-2791[1]
Served as Main dish, sandwich
Main ingredients Bread, meat, vegetables, condiments
Cooking method Assembling
Similar to Deli-style sandwiches
Author Katrina Robinson

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Subway Sandwich Ingredients

  • Choice of bread (grain wheat, hearty Italian, honey oat, Italian (white), Italian herbs and cheese, monterey cheddar, Parmesan oregano, roasted garlic, sourdough, flatbread)
  • Choice of condiment (ranch, marinara sauce, sweet onion sauce, mayonnaise, chipotle southwest, fat-free honey mustard, light mayonnaise, deli mustard, yellow mustard, olive oil blend, vinegar)
  • Choice of cheese (monterey, cheddar, pepperjack, American, Swiss, provolone)
  • Choice of vegetables (lettuce, tomato, green peppers, onions, jalapenos, banana peppers, black olives, avocado, cucumbers, pickles)[2]
  • Choice of meat (ham, bacon, buffalo chicken, chicken, salami, bologna, spicy pepperoni, meatballs, roast beef, steak, tuna salad, turkey, teriyaki-glazed chicken strips)[3]

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Subway Sandwich Recipe

  1. Choose the type of bread you'd like and cut the twelve-inch sub roll lengthwise.
  2. Select the type of Subway sub you would like to make. Most Subways sandwiches include a combination of meats and cheese. The Italian BMT, for example, has salami, ham, and spicy pepperoni.[3]
  3. Fold your meat and place it on one side of the bread.
  4. Add your choice of cheese on top of your meat.
  5. If you want to recreate one of Subway's hot sandwiches, toast your sandwich in a toaster oven until the bread is golden and crispy.
  6. Add your choice of vegetables.
  7. Top off your sandwich with your choice of condiments.
  8. Cut in half, wrap in parchment paper, and enjoy![4]

Subway Sandwich Video

Learn how to make a Subway Sandwich from one of Subway's own "sandwich artists".


  • Don't cut all the way through the sub roll--leave part of it attached to hold all of your meat, cheese, and toppings.
  • If you're not hungry enough for a twelve-inch sub, cut the roll in half before masking the sandwich to build a six-inch sandwich.

Also See: How to Make Subway Tuna Salad, How to Make Subway Bread, How to Make KFC Extra Crispy Fried Chicken, How to Make Red Lobster Fresh Tuna Club, How to Make Carrabba's Mamma's Bread


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