A Dressed Up Lettuce Sandwich

October  4, 2022
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  • Makes almost as many sandwiches as you like
Author Notes

Have you ever made yourself a lettuce sandwich.....lettuce and mayo or butter sandwiched between two pieces of bread? Sort of bland but supposedly great if you suffer from insomnia and eaten about a half hour before bed, or so they say. I like them but to add a little pizzazz I make them with a pimiento cheese mayo. —inpatskitchen

What You'll Need
  • Pimiento cheese mayo
  • 8 ounces medium cheddar very finely grated
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 4 ounces jar diced pimientos, liquid included
  • 1 tablespoon prepared white horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • For each sandwich
  • 2 slices sandwich bread of your choice, toasted or not
  • About 1 cup shredded sturdy lettuce such as romaine or iceberg
  • A few spoonfuls of the Pimiento cheese mayo
  1. Pimiento cheese mayo
  2. Combine all the ingredients and refrigerate for at least two hours to let the flavors mingle.
  1. For each sandwich
  2. Spread one side of each slice of bread with as much of the pimiento cheese mayo as you like. Top one side with the lettuce and place the other slice, mayo slice down over the top.
  3. Slice in half for easy eating. Enjoy!!
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Recipe by: inpatskitchen

I think I get my love for food and cooking from my mom, who was an amazing cook. She would start baking and freezing a month before Christmas in order to host our huge open house on Christmas afternoon. I watched and I learned...to this day I try not to procrastinate when it comes to entertaining. My cooking style is pretty much all over the place, although I'm definitely partial to Greek and Italian cuisine. Oh yes, throw a little Cajun in there too!

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