3/12/10

Sandwich 101


Hi Everyone!!! Since I'm obviously not up to projects yet, I've got nothin' for you there. But I DO eat, and I think we all know that I do that a little TOO well {cringe}!

Yesterday I put together the BEST sandwich ever - it was so simple and I could have added all kinds of other things to it, but this was PERFECT just the way you see it here.

Something that my ADORABLE sis-in-law, Kristine, brought to my attention was this heavenly pesto spread you can get at almost any grocery store. Get yourself some, and keep it in the fridge!

So here's the basics:
Get some GOOD french bread, rustic italian, or ciabatta bread - not that cheap crap stuff.

Spread a little Hellman's (or Best Foods) mayo on both sides - and, yes, it DOES matter what brand you use.

Spread a little pesto on both sides or on just one side, depending on how strong you like it; add a half-slice of cheese to both sides of the bread; add your turkey; slap the thing together in a warm embrace...

Then - butter both sides of your sandwich and grill on both sides until golden and your cheese is a little melty.

If you want to add lettuce, onion, tomato, avocado, sprouts, cucumber, etc.. - do that after you grill it. Otherwise, enjoy a quick piece of heaven in minutes!!!

14 comments:

missliss5/Melissa said...

Great minds think alike. Everyday for lunch I've been eating grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches....although I admit it's been on crap bread and without pesto sauce. But I did have avocado on it the other day---yeah, baby! Now I"m going to have to add pesto to the shopping list!!! YUM!

Sheri Howard said...

I love pesto, and I agree about the bread...but I too have to have some avocado. I could eat avocado and pesto sandwiches! Your baby is so cute!

Lyric said...

Okay, I'm a blog stalker . . . LOVE your blog! This looks SO good! Thanks for the idea. I think I'll be headed to the store today. I have a fast food addiction that HAS to stop, but I'm not good at coming up with yummy lunch ideas . . . I'm thinkin' this will do the trick. Thanks!! {Oh, and bless you for being RS pres. I know how much work goes into that, you must be one amazing chick}

CourtneyKeb said...

Okay now I have to go to the store, and get things to make a sandwich like THAT. Just like that.
Now. See ya. Kthanks. :)

Lynaya said...

That looks and sounds so yummy and I am not a big sandwich fan. I think I would really like that one.

Angie said...

So what I had for lunch yesterday! (Minus the pesto, but not after my next grocery trip) Can't wait to try it.

Gillian said...

Um... YUM! I never think to do pesto! Brilliant!

Melissa said...

mmm, I want pesto!

I am an absolute Hellmann's Snob. nothing else will do. nothing else is even worth my time. It is pathetic.

:)

Julie Harward said...

I love Pesto in sands...this is my kind of sandwich! Yum1 Come say hi :D

Terri said...

I use pesto mixed with a little plain yogurt for a sandwich spread that is out of this world - try it sometime!

alyssa said...

That sounds sooooooooooooo good! I love slapping some butter on my sandwiches and grilling them! THE BEST!

ReminisceHeirlooms said...

You sold me. I am headed to get that right after work. YUM OH!

Kristin said...

I love, love, love pesto sauce. I'll have to make myself a sandwich like this next week...after I go back to the store.

Melissa said...

I've been thinking of you and your new bundle of Joy. I hope all is going well.... those first months can be emotionally exhausting. take care.