Every once in a while, when we are in a hurry or we just want something simple to eat we make the sandwich. Nothing fancy, just what we need; but we sometimes go crazy and come up with really interesting stuff. Depending on what place on the planet you live the sandwich is different and it’s usually made with the most common ingredients in that country.
By definition a sandwich is a food item consisting of one or more types of food placed on or between slices of bread, you get the idea. These are the most outrageous and unusual sandwich recipes I’ve ever came across. Do you have a favorite?
1. Turkey and Cranberry Chutney Sandwich
You make this delicious sandwich using: slices thick sourdough bread, 2 large leaves lettuce, 3 slices Swiss cheese, leftover turkey, 2 tablespoons cranberry chutney and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise. Spread the mayo on the bread, place the lettuce leaves and the turkey, top with the cranberry chutney and add the top layer bread.
2. Double-Onion Turkey Sandwich
Here are the ingredients: 1 tablespoon mustard, one soft onion roll, 2 ounces of turkey, 2 slices of tomatoes, 2 pickles and couple of french-fried onions and 2 slices of bread. Spread mustard on bread, add the rest ingredients and top with the other slice of bread.
3. Ham and Pickled Tomato Sandwich
Get a baguette and taste the south of France. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter, baguette, 2 ounces ham, 2 pickled tomatoes, 2 leaves radicchio. Spread the butter on the baguette, place the ham, the pickled tomatoes and the radicchio.
4. Tropical Ham Sandwich
This is a typical Hawaiian sandwich known to every household. Ingredients: 2 slices pumpernickel bread, 2 ounces ham, 2 slices pineapple, 3 ounces fresh mozzarella, 1/4 cup basil leaves and 2 teaspoons olive oil. On the first slice of the bread place ham, pineapple, mozzarella, and basil. Drizzle with oil and add the other layer of bread on top.
5. Roast Beef and Sweet Cherry Pepper Sandwich
For this flavor blasting sandwich you will need: 1 ciabatta roll, 2 ounces thinly sliced roast beef, 4 pickled sweet red cherry peppers, 2 teaspoons capers, one lettuce leave and 1 tablespoon olive oil. To the bottom half of the roll add the roast beef, peppers, capers, and lettuce. Drizzle some oil and add the top layer of the sandwich.
6. Roast Beef, Gouda, and Apple Sandwich
If you prefer grilled sandwiches, this is the one for you. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon mustard, 2 slices challah bread, 2 ounces thinly sliced roast beef, 1 ounce sliced Gouda, 1/4 apple, 1/2 cup watercress. Spread the mustard on the bread and add the roast beef, Gouda, apple, and watercress.
7. Avocado and Snow Pea Sandwich
For this avocado sandwich, you will need: 150 g chicken (roast or poached), 4 slices sandwich bread , 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon mustard seeds, 10 pieces semi dried tomatoes, 30 g snow pea shoots, 1/2 large avocado, salt and pepper to taste and olive oil to drizzle. In a small bowl mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard seeds and a dash of olive oil. Add the smashed avocado seasoned with lemon juice and salt and pepper. Spread avocado mixture on bread, add the tomatoes, chicken and tomatoes. Add mayonnaise and drizzle with olive oil.
8. Peanut Butter, Celery, and Raisin Sandwich
This is a very simple but unusual sandwich consisted of peanut butter, some celery and 2 tablespoons of raisins. Spread peanut butter on a slice of bread, add the sliced celery and raisins. Top with the other slice of bread.
9. Honey and Cheese Grilled Sandwich
You only have some cheese leftover in your fridge? We all do; well, put it to good use. You will only need some cheese and honey. Heat the skillet and fry the bread slices. Add the cheese, add the top layer of bread and drizzle with honey.
For this delicacy you will need: hazelnut cream, couple of fresh strawberries and 2 slices of bread. Layer each slice of bread with chocolate and add the sliced strawberries. On a medium heated skillet add the sandwich and remove from heat after 2-3 minutes.