Favorite summer sandwich recipes?
I'm eating lunch at home a lot this summer, and I like to keep things simple and light. But I'm getting bored with my standby sammies. So, I'm looking for your fave sandwiches that involve little cooking.
One of my current faves is Grilled Prosciutto-Mozzarella-Fig Jam on whole wheat Italian bread, adapted from a Chow recipe.
Have anything new for me to try? I'll report back on the ones I make.
Some veggie--not vegan--options. The classic Southern favorite: tomato and a bit of good mayo. I also like:
Good peanut butter with sprouts and cucumbers.
Boursin with tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, arugula, sprouts.
Over easy egg with tomato, lettuce, and onion.
Cheddar, avocado, lettuce, tomato, sprouts, sunflower seeds, and chipotle-spiked mayo.
My faves are:
grilled or roasted portobellas, garnished like cheeseburgers with cheddar, tomato or roasted red pepper, arugula and mayo or pesto on the bun or roll;
salami, provolone, rr peppers, arugula w/ mayo or pesto or chimichurri mayo
roast pork loin sliced thin, dill pickles, swiss and mustard, grilled or panini style like a cubano medianoche;
turkey breast, boursin, tomato, onion sprouts & whole grain bread.
Pulled Pork or Shredded BBQ Chicken. Cook it on Sunday and have sandwiches all week. Just a minute in the microwave to warm the meat before you artisticaly arrange in on the bun, slather with sauce or add a scoop of cole slaw, and pig out!
That sounds delicious! My favorite standby sandwich for all seasons is a good French bread drizzled with olive oil and balsamic, served with tomato, mozzarella and basil. Sometimes I'll add some proscuitto or pesto spread to keep it from getting boring!
Good Italian bread with hot (spicy) capicola, rare roast beef and brie cheese with tomato and mayonnaise.
Right now, for just a few rarefied weeks, my favorite "summer" sandwich is the good ole BLT, with fresh local tomatoes. My only tweaks to tradition are multi-grain bread and I really do prefer arugula to the traditional iceberg. Call me an elitist, but it's just how my tastebuds work. And Hellman's.
When my garden is overflowing with cucumbers I slice them lengthwise, scoop out the seeds and fill with tuna salad. Very refreshing bread-less sandwich!