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How-To Make a Tomato Sandwich Recipe

Tomato Sandwiches are a summertime staple. Thickly sliced heirloom tomatoes are salted and marinated and then sandwiched in between two pieces of bread with a few swipes of perfect mayonnaise.
Prep Time5 mins
Draining Time for Tomatoes10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: heirloom tomatoes, how to make a tomato sandwich, tomato recipes, tomato sandwich
Servings: 2
Calories: 125kcal
Cost: $6

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 heirloom tomatoes
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon good-quality mayonnaise (Duke's, Hellmann's, Best Foods)
  • 1 loaf white bread
  • Freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Slice the tomatoes and arrange them on a few bed of paper towels. Sprinkle the tomatoes with a few pinches of salt and allow to sit and drain for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, smother the slices of bread with mayonnaise. Both sides!
  • Place a few slices of tomatoes on the bread and sprinkle with a bit of black pepper. Top with another slice of bread and cut in half. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches.

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg