You Must Try This Condiment on Your Next Tomato Sandwich
We know. We know. If it's not mayo, we've lost you. We were skeptics too.
Then, one day, we opened up our pantry and drizzled a wee bit of honey (Savannah Bee Company, for the win) on thick, juicy slabs of tomato cradled in a piece of multigrain sourdough. Chew. Marvel. Let it hit you. Wow!
Not convinced? Consider this "1-minute tomato sandwich" recipe from The Kitchn, which pairs a few slices of heirloom tomatoes with a generous glug of honey, pinch of sea salt, and swaps my penchant for multigrain sourdough with Ezekiel or whole-grain bread. This recipe also spreads on a creamy layer of unsalted butter, which we certainly won't argue with, but you can also switch that out for a few spoonfuls of olive oil.
"A pinch of salt brings out [tomatoes'] juiciness, honey highlights their sweetness, and the nuttiness of whole-grain bread grounds the sandwich with a hearty foundation," notes writer Tami Weiser of the creation.
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As for those folks who swear by balsamic and balsamic alone decking their tomato sammies. Blasphemy, we tell you!