The sandwich is the ultimate exercise in edible gestalt: Great vegetables, cheeses, meats, and breads make, in the aggregate, something so much more wonderful than any one ingredient alone. While there's a time and a place for ten-ingredient Dagwoods and double-decker club sandwiches, there's a particular magic to be found in the very simplest sandwiches. These nine sandwich variations call for just two ingredients each (plus bread, of course, and the occasional grind of pepper); they are, in our opinion, the very pinnacle of lunchtime perfection. See 9 two-ingredient sandwiches in the gallery »
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Tomato & Avocado
Sweet, juicy heirloom tomatoes and slices of just-ripe avocado work in perfect harmony no matter what you serve them on, but a slice of seven-grain bread adds a perfect amount of texture and crunch.
MAKES ONE SANDWICH
2 slices seven-grain bread
1 tsp. mayonnaise
3 slices ripe tomato (about ½ a medium-sized Read More »from Perfect Pairs: Two-Ingredient Sandwiches