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Aug 24, 2008 10:09 AM

What would you add to this roast beef sandwich to make it PERFECT?

I'm on a kick of making roast beef sandwiches with Boursin and our garden tomatoes. It's pretty delicious and addictive, but I feel it's missing something. What would you add, if anything, to this lineup?

Lightly toasted whole grain bread
Thick spread of Boursin on first slice of bread
Several thin slices of homegrown beefsteak tomatoes (lightly salted)
Thin slices of red onion
Layer of baby arugula leaves drizzled with homemade balsamic vinaigrette
Thin slices of home-roasted beef (not super rare but nice and pink, quite lean)
Another drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette and a grinding of black pepper
Second piece of toasted bread

(Cut in half into triangles and devour before it gets soggy.)

So, I feel it may need something sharp or tangy. I thought the vinaigrette would function that way but it still needed a little something I felt. Any ideas? Any perfect spreads for that second slice of bread?

Thanks in advance Hounds :)

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  1. How about a few capers?

    1. Maybe puree some roasted red peppers and mix it in with the boursin, it'll definitely give you some pop, depending on how much you use.

      1. layer a couple of fresh basil leaves in there.

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          1. Wow! The sandwich sounds great as is. I think I'm going to make one now. Don't change a thing.

            1. How about a red wine vinaigrette instead of balsamic--may give that sharpness you're looking for.