Agriculture + Lifestyle

Tomato Sandwich Four Ways

Posted on August 28, 2020 12:00 AM

It's tough to beat a fresh tomato sandwich. Luckily, there are so many varieties of tomatoes grown in Georgia that you can enjoy a different tomato sandwich every day of the week. Here are four takes you should try before the summer officially wraps up.


The Classic Southerner  

You just can't top a classic.  This simple sammy consists of:

  • Beefsteak tomato
  • Wonder bread
  • Duke's Mayonnaise 
  • Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper 


The Ranchers Choice 

This finger-licking sandwich features:

  • Vine Ripe Tomato
  • Sourdough round bread
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Buttermilk ranch
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper


The G.O.A.T. (The Greatest of All Time) 

This tomato sandwich is packed with flavor, featuring:

  • Heirloom tomato
  • Italian 5 grain bread
  • Goat cheese
  • Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 cooked slices of bacon
  • Dried rosemary sprinkles


The Caprese

This recipe is inspired by our friends in the Mediterranean, who also have a healthy appreciation for a perfectly ripened tomato. 

  • Roma tomato
  • Italian bread
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 
  • Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze (get a recipe here!)


What's your favorite way to enjoy a tomato sandwich?