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a platter of California club sandwich with chips.

California Club Sandwich

Are you looking for a quick sandwich fix that is healthy and can double as a great appetizer? This California club sandwich ticks all the boxes for that. It is easy and delicious.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 24 mini sandwiches
Calories 81 kcal


  • 8 slices of bread brown, white, malt or seeded bread works a treat here
  • 2 ripe avocado sliced sliced
  • 2 Fresh salad tomatoes sliced
  • 8 Romaine lettuce washed and dried with paper towel
  • 1 cup watercress micro salad washed and dried
  • 18 Deli turkey 3 per sandwich or use as needed
  • 8 Crispy cooked bacon this can be homemade or store-bought

Sandwich spread

  • cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • smoked paprika
  • Black pepper to taste


  • Gather your ingredients: Get all the ingredients you will be using within reach for convenience.
    Make the sandwich spread: to a small mixing bowl, add mayonnaise, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt and black pepper and mix to combine.
  • Toast the bread: this is important to avoid soggy sandwich.
  • Assemble the sandwich: place the 2 slices of bread on a worktop and spread one side of the bread slices with mayonnaise then top with turkey slices, romaine lettuce, micro salad, crispy bacon, avocado slices, tomatoes more turkey slices. Finish off by placing the other side of the second slice of bread on the sandwich.
  • Now onto the tricky part, cut the sandwich into two or four triangles with a serrated knife and serve. To make the job easier, secure the sandwich with toothpicks or cocktail stick.


  • Make this gluten-free by using gluten-free bread.
  • Toast the bread to avoid soggy bread.
  • Mash the avocado if desired
  • Substitute deli turkey with chicken or ham.


Calories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 191mgPotassium: 184mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1099IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
Keyword California club sandwich, california sandwich, club sandwiches
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