12 Fresh Tomato Sandwich Ideas

12 Fresh Tomato Sandwich Ideas
We planted our tomato plants about a month ago, and we already have almost a dozen tomatoes on them. They should be ready for picking by the 4th of July. We bought some early varieties and some heirloom tomato plants. This year, I was able to buy and plant one of my mother’s favorite Rutgers’s tomato.

My mother raised the tastiest big slicing tomatoes when I was in high school. There was a tiny strip of dirt by the driveway beside our apartment building. Mother asked if she could put in a few tomato plants. Her tomatoes, planted in such a humble unlikely place, paid dividends all season long. This was the summer when I first discovered that a tomato on a sandwich didn’t have to be an anemic pale slice. It could be transformative, bright red and bursting with flavor. I found that thickly sliced tomato on white bread with mayo can be taste bud heaven! Below, you will find a dozen more delicious taste treats made with tomatoes. If you cannot get garden or farm fresh tomatoes, go for the Campari tomatoes. I like the Sunset brand. They are the best store-bought tomatoes that I have found.

12 Fresh Tomato Sandwich Ideas

*Brioche bun with mayonnaise and fresh basil leaves, topped with fresh mozzarella cheese slices and sliced fresh tomato.
* Grilled Colby cheese on sourdough with mayonnaise, thinly sliced spring onion, a lettuce leaf, and a slice of fresh tomato.
*Quesadilla that is grilled on a low carb tortilla, with pepperjack cheese, poblano pepper, sweet onion, thinly sliced zucchini, and fresh tomato slices.
*Egg, hard-boiled, peeled, and sliced while hot, then layered on a soft roll with mayo, mustard, dill pickle slices, lettuce, and tomatoes.
*Sourdough bread grilled with smoked pepperjack cheese and grated Mexican cheese blend with a thin slice of Vidalia onion and tomato.
*Summer squash grilled with peppers and onions, and then layered on a ciabatta roll with sliced tomatoes, basil leaves and balsamic vinaigrette.
*Eggplant, baba ganoush style, in a warm pita with sweet sliced onions and thinly sliced tomatoes.
*Your favorite Swiss cheese on rye with mayo, tomato, lettuce, and dill.

*Sliced roast beef on pumpernickel, with mayo and mustard, and thick slices of tomato.
*Salmon salad with mayo, onions, pickles, and chopped yellow tomatoes in a lettuce wrap.
*Hot charcoal grilled boneless chicken thigh on a bun with mayo, onion, lettuce, tomato, and pickles.
*Salami, bologna, pepperoni, and provolone grilled on sourdough with mayo and mustard, and dressed with lettuce, basil leaves, and a thick slice of tomato.

Remember that tomatoes are more than a tasty sandwich enhancement. These little globes of flavor are also filled with nutrition. Low in calories, 149 grams, or just a little over 5 ounces, has only 27 calories and 6 grams of carbohydrate with 2 grams of fiber. They are full of Vitamins C and Vitamin A, comprising 32% and 25% of the Daily Value for good nutrition. Tomatoes are also good sources of Vitamin E Vitamin K, Potassium, Manganese, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Copper. Enjoy your tomato sandwiches!

Related links: The Related Links below this article may be of interest to you.

When I mention stores or products by brand name, these are the ones that I use. I have not received free products from the manufacturers, nor have I been paid to mention the products or stores by name.

NEWSLETTER: I invite you to subscribe to our free weekly newsletter. This gives you all of the updates for the Sandwiches site. Sometimes, this newsletter has information and variations on sandwiches that are not in the articles. Fill in the blank below the article with your email address - which is never passed on beyond this site. We never sell or trade your personal information.

You Should Also Read:
Tomato Sandwich Ideas
Meatless Monday Sandwich Ideas
16 Summer Sandwich Ideas

Related Articles
Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map

Content copyright © 2022 by Connie Mistler Davidson. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Connie Mistler Davidson. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Connie Mistler Davidson for details.