The best Christmas sandwiches for 2019 - which one is your favourite?

Best Christmas sandwiches 2019
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With Christmas just a few weeks away, shoppers have already spotted their favourite Christmas sandwiches landing on supermarket shelves including Tesco, Boots and Marks and Spencer. Here are some of the best Christmas sandwiches, out now!

Christmas fans can tuck into traditional options such as succulent turkey feasts with sage and onion stuffing, to leftover Boxing Day crispy pigs in blankets, and of course the legendary brie and tangy cranberry.

But this year, there are even more Christmas sandwiches on supermarket shelves. We’re talking gluten-free options, vegetarian and vegan options as well - there’s a sandwich to tingle all taste buds.

To help you decide where to pick up your festive filled sandwich, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas sandwiches from your local supermarkets.

Marks and Spencer's best Christmas sandwiches

Plant Kitchen Nutcracker Sandwich, £3.50

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Plant Kitchen Nutcracker Sandwich / Credit: Marks and Spencer

The Nutcracker

Calories: 495

Fat: 17.2g Saturated fat:2.7g

Sugar: 21.6g

Salt: 1.68g

Layers of sweet potato, chestnut & cranberry roast, butternut squash, cranberry chutney, pistachios and caramelised pecans with an almond butter vegan mayo dressing.

One festive fan took to Twitter to share their view of the new vegan sandwich, "The @marksandspencer nutcracker #vegan Xmas sandwich is the best ever...I’m addicted."

Turkey Feast Sandwich, £3.50

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Turkey Feast Sandwich / Credit: Marks and Spencer

Turkey Feast

Calories: 490

Fat: 15.7g

Saturated fat: 4.2g

Sugar: 11.5g

Salt: 2.7g

With even more turkey, stuffing and mayo this year – you can’t go wrong with the Turkey Feast Sandwich. Succulent turkey meat, sage stuffing and cranberry sauce make an absolute delight sandwiched between soft malted brown bread. Tuck in!

Turkey & Pigs in Blankets, £3.50

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Turkey Pigs in Blankets / Credit: Marks and Spencer

Turkey & Pigs in Blankets

Calories: 538

Fat: 23.8g

Saturated fat: 7g

Sugar: 10.3g

Salt: 2.43g

Because pigs in blankets aren't just for Christmas Day.  Thick slices of roasted turkey breast and succulent pigs in blankets stuffed in a Christmas sandwich. Yes please.

Brie & Grape, £3.00

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Brie & Grape / Credit: Marks and Spencer

Brie & Grape

Calories: 481

Fat: 21.4g

Saturated fat: 11.6g

Sugar: 12.4g

Salt: 1.48g

For the vegetarians who adore Christmas sandwiches, you won’t be left out this year. Why not try this Brie cheese and red grapes with a grape and port jelly, mayonnaise and lettuce on  soft oatmeal bread.

Plant Kitchen No Turkey Feast, £3.50

Plant Kitchen No Turkey Feast / Credit: Marks and Spencer

No Turkey Feast

Calories: 374

Fat: 8.2g

Saturated fat: 1.5g

Sugar: 7.4g

Salt: 1.7g

Vegans and vegetarians missed out for years on these festive treats – but last year M&S introduced a No Turkey Feast, which soon had vegans wrestling to reach the sandwich aisle to get their hands on one.

Replacing the traditional turkey meat with a soya version – the fake turkey meat has the same texture and taste as the typical Christmas roasted version. Marinated in sage and garlic vegans it’s a perfect festive lunchtime snack.

Steak & Peppercorn Sauce Sandwich, £3.50

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Steak & Peppercorn Sauce Sandwich / Credit: Marks and Spencer

Steak & Peppercorn Sauce Sandwich

Calories: 379

Fat: 12.2g

Saturated fat: 3g

Sugar: 5.5g

Salt: 1.85g

If you're not a lover of roast turkey meat, M&S are offering a beef alternative. Rare roast beef with a beef stock mayo and punchy peppercorn sauce, caramelised onions and rocket in white onion bread.

Yule Hog Roll, £3.50

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Yule Log Roll / Credit: Marks and Spencer

Yule Log Roll

Calories: 525

Fat: 21.2g

Saturated fat: 6g

Sugar: 13.2g

Salt: 2.43g

A brand new festive flavour to get you're mouth watering. A brioche sub roll filled with British pulled pork, onion mayo, applesauce, pork, sage & onion stuffing, rocket and crispy onions.