Recipe for Paleo ‘Sandwiches’

I’m sure many of you paleo people out there have encountered the same thing: when discussing food, the first reaction from everyone is ‘But what about bread? I don’t know what I’d do without bread…‘ or ‘What do you have for lunch if you can’t have sandwiches?

Well, who needs bread when you can have paleo ‘sandwiches’?

Here’s how: just wrap a slice of cold meat around all the goodies you’d normally stuff in a sandwich, and then wrap the package in a lettuce leaf or two and voila!

Not only is this ridiculously delicious, it’s so guilt free and healthy that you can eat as many as you like!



  • lettuce leafs, preferably large ones
  • thin slices of cut meat, preferably long ones
  • avocado
  • tomato
  • cucumber
  • red onion
  • salt & pepper to season



Prepare ingredients by washing and drying lettuce, tomato and cucumber well & slicing tomato, cucumber and red onion thinly.

Lay a slice of chosen cold meat on a cutting board. Smear avocado in a line along the short end of the meat (as if you were filling a fajita or sushi). Lay all fillings evenly on the avocado and season with salt and pepper.

Roll the slice of meat neatly around the fillings, and wrap a lettuce leaf around the fillings roll.

Serve with your favourite paleo sides, for example raw carrot batons and sliced apple like in the picture.



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