Kansas Tomato Sandwich

Kansas Tomato Sandwich


"The simplest tomato sandwich ever created. You only need bread, a large tomato, cheese, tall glass of Sun Tea, and a nice comfortable chair to relax in. The classic gardener's relaxing meal."


10 m servings 329 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 11.1 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 1224 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Toast the bread slices to your desired darkness. When done, spread lightly with butter or margarine. Place a slice of tomato on the buttered side of one slice, and top with a slice of cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper and place a slice of lettuce on if desired. Top with the remaining slice of bread. Enjoy!
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  1. 70 Ratings


Boy this brings back childhood memories! This sandwich reminds me of my late Grandpa Tom so I just had to make it. He always planted tomatoes in his garden and used to make this for me when I ...

I have always made this! And I love it! I only do one thing different. I use mayo instead of the butter. Very yummy! And very quick to make!

Well there's nothing better on a hot summer day. But I have to say, a tomato sandwich without MAYO might as well stay home. I give you credit for listing a common gardner's summertime treat! YUM...

My family loves this saandwich!!! I have been making it for years with added cuccumber and italian salad dressing.

I usually don't toast the bread, but do add lots of mao, salt and pepper. In addition, I always sliced a hard boiled egg on top.A slice or two of bacon never hurts.

This is GREAT!!! I used fresh tomatoes, right from the garden and used miracle whip instead of mayo or butter. Thanks for the recipe!!

This is absolutely divine! Not only is it good with tomatoes, something I don't even like all that much, but it's also wonderful if you omit the tomatoes altogether and substitute them with slic...

I added mayo to this with pepper jack cheese and it was OFF THE CHAIN!!!!!! Great recipe!!

My mom made this when we were growing up. Now make it for my family. Only difference is we use mayo. My daughter grills it.