An Avocado Sandwich With Triple The Flavor (Thanks, Mayo)
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A really delicious avocado sandwich I used to get at a small lunch shop in Chicago was made this way: black or pumpernickel bread spread with cream cheese, sprinkle with celery salt, add sliced avocado & more celery salt if desired, a few very thin rings of red onion, and green leaf lettuce. Simple but sublime.
FS July 10, 2017
That sounds crazy good, Jaye Bee! As luck would have it, I've got every ingredient but the celery salt ... curses!! :(
FS, it is crazy good, and it's very welcoming to other ingredients if you want to build. The celery salt makes a difference, you'll see. Enjoy, Jaye
Jeanette B. July 8, 2017
Yum. This replaces my favorite sandwich of fresh tomatoes, mayo and salt and pepper. Looks perfect. Thank you
I love tomato/mayo sandwiches though these days I make them on a low carb tortilla. My dad had a knack for growing juicy tomatoes so I've been eating these sandwiches since I was a kid.
FS July 6, 2017
Looks totally delicious! But should the tomatoes, eggs and avocado get a sprinkle of salt/pepper for additional flavor?
The mayonnaise is very flavorful, so it doesn't quite need it. However, a sprinkle of salt and pepper would make it just that much better.
Becksa July 5, 2017
Awesome article! I love learning about different cultures' food and this also sounds delicious (as does the sandwich Angela describes below). I'm going to Peru later this year and I can't wait to try the food!
Saffron3 July 4, 2017
This sounds delicious. I'm going to find the proper bread and then create! Thanks,
You can honestly use any type of square sandwich bread. Make sure it is soft, though.
Linda K. July 7, 2017
Wish I could source my favorite very thin white bread that Pepperidge Farm makes, here on the west coast to make this (not so bready) sandwich!
Oh my, Linda, it's sad you can't find the thin Pepperidge Farm bread where you live. There's no other bread that comes close to the flavor & texture.
Angela July 4, 2017
Palta! I'm living in northern Chile, which shares many cultural links to Peru. Palta comes on almost everything here, and I'm in heaven. My favorite sandwich at a local restaurant features 2-3 tablespoons of housemade mayo, at least a whole mashed avocado, grilled chicken, tomatoes, and shoestring potatoes. Sandwiches here are giant, messy affairs.
I think Chile beats us when it comes to palta and mayonmaise combinations. I may have to try that sandwich
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