Add Crunch to Your Game-Day Sandwiches

Regular potato chips on a sandwich? Hardly a game changer. These sandwich-and-crunch combos, though, will have you winning at your next big game.

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Crunchy Combos

The perfect sandwich is a study in contrasts. When it comes to texture and flavor, the right combination of fillings, condiments and bread can have a big impact. We've learned that putting classic snacks often served alongside sandwiches inside them instead can take them from boring to blissful with just one crunch.

By Leah Brickley for Food Network Kitchen

Italian Sub + Salt 'n' Vinegar Chips = Deli Sandwich Dream

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Pulled Pork + Pork Rinds = Pork on Pork

 

 

Reuben + Pretzel Sticks = New York Special

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Bacon Cheeseburger + Potato Sticks = Hold the Fries

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Hot Dog + Hot Fries = Too Hot to Handle

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BLT + Cheddar-Flavored Potato Chips = BLTC

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Turkey Club + Doritos = Club Can Handle This

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Meatball Sub + Tortilla Chips = Red-Sauce Nachos

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Ham and Cheese + Sweet Potato Chips = School Lunch Upgrade

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Roast Beef + Funyuns = Steakhouse Shortcut

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Sloppy Joe + Corn Chips = Joe the Cruncher

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Grilled Cheese + Dill Pickle Potato Chips = New, Old-School

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Sausage and Peppers + Rosemary Potato Chips = Tricked-Out Tailgate

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Sliders + BBQ Potato Chips = Li'l Crunchy

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