Balsamic-Marinated Tomato Sandwiches

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Cooking time is actually marinading time. From Cooking Pleasures magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small bowl, whisk together oil, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, tarragon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and garlic.
  2. Place half the tomato slices and half of the onion slices in a shallow baking dish; drizzle with half of the olive oil mixture. Add remaining tomato and onion slices; drizzle with remaining olive oil. Let stand at least 2 hours, spooning juices over tomato and onion 4 or 5 times.
  3. To assemble sandwiches: Split bread loaves and place, cut side up, on a platter; brush cut sides with marinade. Divide tomato and onion mixture among loaves. Top with lettuce and avocado; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.


Most Helpful

Delightfully messy sandwich to eat but sooo good. Step 2 mentions adding the half the onion slices but they're not mentioned in the ingredients list. Gorgeous 27* summertime recipe, Neta.

sugarpea January 17, 2008

These sandwiches were divine and the perfect way to use up any good vine-ripened tomatoes you may still have. I did sub minced fresh oregano and basil for the tarragon (personal preference). The avocado slices were a wonderful addition. Juicy, drippy, messy sandwich that is too good to be described.

evelyn/athens September 18, 2006

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