July 19, 2020

VIDEO RECIPE - Grilled Spinach Corn Sandwich (with and without Cheese) | Healthy Sandwiches for kids

This is an oft-repeated sandwich that we make at home. Especially during the lockdown, it was difficult to keep kids satiated. This sandwich comes very handy as its made with everyday ingredients with a smooth and silky wheatflhour-based white sauce- pretty much all the ingredients that go into a healthy sandwich.

As with other sandwiches, this one too came about for the kids primarily, but surprise surprise, the non-bread eater of the house - the spouse-  also loved it a lot. I make the filling in slightly larger quantities, and the same can be used to make white pasta, with just a few added ingredients. 

I have used whole milk for the white sauce, but if you are vegan , you can use almond / plant based milk. I have also made this sandwich without any cheese as the white sauce itself was super creamy. But if you are a fan of cheese, do add it (and adjust salt accordingly).

The ingredients are listed below for 4 servings. The detailed method is embedded in the YouTube video below. If you haven’t done so already, please do subscribe to the channel and click on the bell icon to receive all notifications. 

Prep time - 15 mins, cook time - 20 mins, Makes - 4 servings

Brown / White Bread - 8 slices
Butter - 1 TBSP (to toast the bread)
Olive oil - 2 TBSP (split use)

Spinach - 1 cup (washed, drained, dried and julienned) 
Boiled Sweet Corn - 1/3 cup
Onions - 1 medium, minced
Garlic - 1 medium pod, minced
Salt and pepper - to taste

White sauce:
Wholewheat flour - 2 TBSP (you can use APF as well)
Nutmeg - a dash
Milk - 1 cup (240 ml) - use plant based milk if you are vegan

Optional add ons:
Grated cheese
Minced green chilli - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp

Sending this to Srivalli's Kid's Delight event, guest hosted by me (Kalyani) themed on "Monsoon Treats".


  1. Wow ! That’s one combo I love , spinach & corn - well I make it almost the same way except that I grate in some cheese . Protein hai na yaar - and yes the video is super , very clear and well made !

  2. good one. I make the sauce and it disappears into the pasta and so haven't been able to try it in sandwiches. The next time I make I shall keep aside some for the sandwiches :)

    1. Do try it Harini.. am sure u wud love it..

  3. Oh wow... I love that saucy filing for the sandwich, with spinach and corn making it so delicious!


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