Sunday, April 14, 2024

Inexperienced Goddess Tomato Sandwich Pleasure the Baker

Let’s speak concerning the summer time tomato.  They’re at their finest precisely ripe and with a contact of salt and pepper, they’re perfection.  Over the summers I’ve perfected my favourite tomato sandwich recipe.  It’s further – with Havarti cheese, avocado and a zippy grinder salad.  Right here’s how!

Sandwiches are higher in the summertime.  I don’t know the way that’s true, nevertheless it feels proper.

I’m at the moment mentally packing for a bit street journey again to New Orleans this weekend and certain, I’m enthusiastic about the issues Will and I’ll maintain at The Bakehouse after we’re again but in addition… I’m enthusiastic about the street journey meals.  I’m enthusiastic about the sandwiches.

I’ve eaten a tomato a day for the previous week and may affirm, it’s certainly one of my higher summer time choices. I’ve eaten a salted tomato slice on a toasted corn tortilla over the sink however y’all don’t want a recipe to carry that little delight to life.  This next-level tomato sandwich although? That is what we have to speak about.

A correct tomato sandwich wants solely this stuff: a summer time tomato, salt, and a vinegar aspect.  The salt and the vinegar make the tomato shine.  I’ve taken that idea to absolutely the max with this Inexperienced Goddess rendition of the traditional southern tomato sandwich.

And whereas this may be a dangerous sandwich to eat on a street journey, it’s scrumptious sufficient for regrets.

Listed below are the elements you’ll have to make this Inexperienced Goddess Tomato Sandwich:

•  a examine loaf of seeded bread (or any type of bread you want finest). I recommend an entire wheat bread or one thing a bit extra sturdy that white sandwich bread

•  rip avocado

•  ripe tomatoes – I used inexperienced heirloom tomatoes for this recipe although summer time beefsteak tomatoes additionally work effectively particularly in the event that they’re from the farmers’ market

•  sliced cucumbers

•  sliced Havarti cheese

•  vibrant and tangy grinder salad (see the elements under)

Essentially the most addictive a part of this sandwich is the grinder salad.  It’s vibrant and zippy and crisp – I promise you’ll be snacking on this salad straight from the bowl earlier than it goes on the sandwich.

In a medium bowl we’ll whisk collectively:

•  Duke’s mayonnaise, pink wine vinegar, sliced pickled banana peppers, celery seeds, garlic powder, sea salt, black pepper, thinly sliced pink onion, and thinly sliced iceberg lettuce.

Toss the salad till completely mixed and season to style with extra salt, pepper, or garlic as you’d like.  For those who’re something like me, it’ll be exhausting to save lots of this for the sandwich.

Let’s assemble the tomato sandwich.  Right here’s the place all of the love is available in.  Measure along with your coronary heart.

Give your loaf of bread a squeeze and determine whether or not or to not toast the slices of bread.  I often select untoasted for this sandwich because the loaf is contemporary.

Unfold the thick slices of bread with mayo and layer with sliced cheese, tomato slices, avocado, cucumber, and the salad we made.

Deal with the tomato slices with further care with a sprinkle of salt and pepper to amplify their taste.  If the tomatoes are further juicy, I let the seasoned tomato slices remainder of a paper towel to absorb some tomato juices earlier than the slices hit the sandwich.

Let’s be sincere, this sandwich is messy. Seize quite a lot of napkins.  To comprise all of that goodness, wrap every sandwich in a bit of parchment paper and refrigerate till they’re served.  Use a serrated knife to slice by means of the paper and the sandwich simply earlier than serving.

I imply… simply take a look at all these flavors and textures.  Each good tomato sandwich wants successful of salt and vinegar and this sandwich has that in spades!  It my finest tomato sandwich thus far.

I do know what you’re considering: bacon.  You’ll be able to completely flip this sandwich into essentially the most elegant mess of a BLT by including a pile of crisp cooked bacon.

Different variations of the right summer time sandwich:

THE Highway Journey Sandwich with smoked gouda and spicy pepper jelly

My Favourite Egg Salad Sandwich with a secret ingredient

The French Dip Steak Sandwich with grilled onions and horseradish cream


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tomato sandwich, wrapped with chips on the side

Sandwich Sequence: The Inexperienced Goddess Sandwich

  • Writer:
    Pleasure the Baker

  • Prep Time:
    20 minutes

  • Complete Time:
    20 minutes

  • Yield:
    2 sandwiches with leftovers 1x

  • Class:
    lunch, sandwich



For the Salad:

For the Sandwich:


  1. To make the salad, in a medium bowl whisk collectively mayonnaise, vinegar, onion, peppers, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper till effectively mixed. Add shredded lettuce and toss to coat evenly.
  2. To make the sandwiches, pile bread excessive utilizing your coronary heart and stomach as your measuring software. I wish to calmly toast thick slices of seeded bread. Unfold every slice calmly with mayonnaise. Place a bit of cheese on every slice of bread. Layer one slice of bread with avocado slices, cucumber and tomato slices. Prime with a heaping mound of the ready iceberg lettuce salad and prime with the opposite slice of bread. Wrap tightly in parchment paper and refrigerate till able to serve. Slice in half (by means of the paper) to take pleasure in.

Key phrases: sandwich, vegetarian, havarti, avocado, inexperienced goddess, duke’s mayonnaise

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