Posted by: marthabernie | December 30, 2016

Southern Tomato Sandwich

My mother loved bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches.  But sometimes when the bacon ran out, she would eat tomatoes between two slices of toasted bread.  She told me once that they often ate tomato sandwiches on the farm in Missouri when she was growing up.  They generally always had meat, but with 8 kids, sometimes there weren’t a lot of leftovers.  They grew their own tomatoes in the summer and bread was made on a daily basis, so it’s not surprising that tomato sandwiches were eaten, if you think about it.  Below is a recipe for Southern tomato sandwiches.

 

SOUTHERN TOMATO SANDWICH

Combine 1/2 cup mayo, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, one finely chopped garlic clove and one teaspoon black pepper.  Spread on one side of 4, 1/2 inch thick slices of white bread and top evenly with four large, sliced heirloom tomatoes.  Sprinkle with one teaspoon kosher salt and cover with 4 bread slices.  Serves 4.

 


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