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Fried Bologna Sandwiches

Classic Fried Bologna Sandwich Recipe


This timeless recipe brings together the beloved flavors of bologna, cheese, and tomato between two slices of bread, creating a satisfying meal perfect for any occasion. Whether it’s a busy weekend filled with yard work or a simple weekday lunch, this fried bologna sandwich is sure to please the whole family.


  • 6 Slices Bologna
  • 4 Slices of bread
  • 2 Tbsp. Mayonnaise
  • 2 Thick slices of tomato
  • 2 Slices cheddar cheese
  • Cooking spray

How To Make Fried Bologna Sandwiches

  1. Prepare Bread: Layer 1 Tbsp of mayonnaise on two slices of bread.
  2. Add Tomato and Cheese: Place a slice of tomato on top of the slices of bread with the mayo. Add a slice of cheese on top of the tomato slices.
  3. Heat Skillet: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat on the stove and spray well with cooking spray.
  4. Fry Bologna: Slice an “X” through the center of each piece of bologna and place them into the skillet. Fry for 3-4 minutes per side until caramelized and slightly charred.
  5. Assemble Sandwiches: Remove the cooked bologna from the skillet and place three slices on each sandwich. Top each sandwich with the remaining pieces of bread.
  6. Serve: Enjoy your delicious fried bologna sandwiches!


  • Experiment with different types of cheese for added flavor.
  • Toasting the bread before assembling the sandwich can add an extra crunch.


Q: Can I use other types of bread for this recipe?
A: Yes, feel free to use your favorite type of bread, whether it’s whole wheat, sourdough, or even a baguette.

Q: Can I add other toppings to the sandwich?
A: Absolutely! You can customize your sandwich with additional toppings like lettuce, onions, or pickles to suit your taste preferences.


Q: Can I make this sandwich ahead of time?
A: While it’s best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare the ingredients ahead of time and assemble the sandwiches just before serving to prevent the bread from becoming soggy.