Authentic Southern Tomato Sandwich


1 serving



  • 1 big, fresh tomato (beefsteak or other thick and juicy variety)
  • 2 slices white bread
  • Duke’s mayonnaise
  • Salt and ground black pepper


  1. Cut tomato into thick slices; season with salt and pepper to taste
  2. Spread mayonnaise on both slices of bread
  3. Add 2-3 tomato slices (or more) to one slice of bread, then top with remaining slice of bread
  4. Smoosh everything together a bit to soak up the juices

    Recipe courtesy of Tammy Kelly, N.C. Cooperative Extension – Lenoir County