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Peanut Butter, Mayonnaise, and Lettuce Sandwich

Peanut Butter, Mayonnaise, and Lettuce Sandwich

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So good, but I admit it sounds disgusting. Everyone I have ever gotten to try this sandwich ends up loving it.

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  • Calories:
  • 428 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 29 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 33g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 571 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Spread one slice of bread with mayonnaise. Spread the other slice with peanut butter. Place lettuce leaves on top of the peanut butter, then top with the mayonnaise-side of the other piece of bread to make a sandwich.
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If you ever want a laugh, spend some time on AllRecipes browsing all of the different peanut butter sandwich combinations. I love how many different "weird" sandwiches were family favorites, and considered totally normal! Ours was this one, with a slice or two of american cheese added. Use real mayonnaise, and super-crisp iceberg lettuce. For some reason, this has always appealed to me on the kind of not-so-good mornings that sometimes come after really, really good nights out. I think it's the combination of the rich, salty mayo and cheese, the sweet peanut butter and the crisp lettuce. Just seems to hit all the right spots.

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My absolute, most favorite sandwich. When I was in labor with my 19 year old, the doctor asked what the last thing I had eaten. Of course, it was peanut butter and mayonnaise. He replied that pregnant women eat the strangest things. My DH told him I ate it even when not pregnant. I think it grossed the doc out.


I was speechless when I saw this recipe, I had to call my husband in to see it! I have been telling him for years that we used to make these great sandwiches, but he never believed me. I love them and this recipe is right on! It does seem "all wrong" but it is great! Thank you for bringing back some wonderful memories...I will start making them again! Try them, you will be surprised and pleased.