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3 Sandwich Recipes That Will Scare You — in a Good Way!

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OK—it’s back-to-school season and ready or not, that means back to routines! At our house, part of that means coming up with dinner solutions that taste good and don’t take forever. Dinner doesn’t have to be a full course meal. With sports practice and school activities, who has time for that every night? As long as we have family time around the table, we’re good to go.

3 Sandwich Recipes That Will Scare You -- in a Good Way!

I’ve decided this year we’re not eating the same ole’ boring menus. I’m going to be creative…be adventuresome…make something strangely delicious.

Best Food's Real Mayonaise

Ever heard of a Strangewich? I hadn’t either! But if you check out Hellmann’s Strangewich recipes you’ll get it. Unique taste combos that might make you wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself.

YOLO Brunch Sandwich Recipe

My boys LOVE it when I make breakfast for dinner. So how about a Yolo Brunch Sandwich? It makes the best of both meals.

YOLO Brunch Sandwich Recipe

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YOLO Brunch Sandwich Recipe

YOLO Brunch Sandwich


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  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 8 slices frozen French toast, prepared according to package directions (I used French bread)
  • 8 fried eggs
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices cooked bacon

Instructions

  1. Combine Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise with syrup; evenly spread on one side of French toast/bread.
  2. Top 4 slices with fried eggs, cheese and bacon. Drizzle with additional maple syrup if desired. Top with remaining slices French toast/bread.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 865
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 1584
  • Fat: 59
  • Saturated Fat: 22
  • Unsaturated Fat: 33
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Protein: 43
  • Cholesterol: 605

Avocado Sandwich with a Creamy Kick

Here’s a super-quick strangewich: Avocado Toast. The creamy kick definitely says something more than “ho-hum”.

 Avocado Sandwich with a Creamy Kick

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Avocado Sandwich with a Creamy Kick

Avocado Toast with a Creamy Kick


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  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 4 slices whole grain or pumpernickel bread, toasted if desired (I didn’t)
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Instructions

  1. Combine Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise with Sriracha in small bowl. Spread evenly on bread.
  2. Top evenly with avocado. Garnish, if desired, with sliced almonds and chopped parsley.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 346
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 391
  • Fat: 29
  • Saturated Fat: 5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 23
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 19
  • Protein: 4
  • Cholesterol: 12

Aloha Hawaiian Ham & Cheese Sandwich Recipe

And if your kids aren’t up for anything too unusual, try this fresh twist on ham and cheese. The pineapple adds a lot of happy wow at my house.

 Aloha Hawaiian Ham & Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Aloha Hawaiian Ham & Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Aloha Ham & Cheese Sandwich


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  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 slices grilled or toasted Tuscan bread (again, I didn’t want toasted)
  • 3 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 3 slices fresh or canned pineapple

Instructions

  1. Evenly spread Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise on one side of bread slices.
  2. Top 1 slice with ham, cheese and pineapple, then remaining bread slice.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 934
  • Sugar: 53
  • Sodium: 1657
  • Fat: 46
  • Saturated Fat: 16
  • Unsaturated Fat: 27
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 99
  • Protein: 37
  • Cholesterol: 111

Best Foods

Another happy wow is if you get yourself to Target between now and November 26, you can pick up two Hellmann’s/Best Foods for $7. Nothing strange about that!

Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she’s in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.