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    Open Faced Braunschweiger Melts

    Open Faced Braunschweiger Melts. Photo by Stacky5

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    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    Stacky5's Note:

    My Mom used to make these for us during tomato season in the summertime (way back in the 70's). Even though the combination of ingredients sounds weird, the flavors really blend well into an awesome taste sensation that I am totally addicted to, even after all these years. I LOVE this stuff! (Unbelievably quick and easy, too.) :)

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    Serves: 2



    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 slices bread (I like white, but my mother preferred sourdough)
    • 2 slices braunschweiger liver sausage, sliced from the tube in 1/2-inch slices (I prefer Oscar Mayer)
    • 2 slices tomatoes
    • 2 slices Velveeta cheese
    • 2 tablespoons Hellmann's mayonnaise


    1. 1
      Toast bread slices, and put them on an ungreased baking sheet.
    2. 2
      Spread 1 Tbsp mayonnaise on each toasted piece of bread.
    3. 3
      Place 1 Braunschweiger slice over the mayonnaise.
    4. 4
      Place 1 slice of tomato on top of Braunschweiger slices.
    5. 5
      Place 1 slice of cheese on top of tomato.
    6. 6
      Put baking sheet under a preheated broiler and broil until cheese gets bubbly (3-5 minutes).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 27, 2008


      I am the only one in my family who eats Braunschweiger since my Daddy passed away. I usually get some Boars Head at the Deli counter & only buy a few slices when I am in the mood for it. I had never tried it this way, and must say it was yummy. Even my picky DH who won't eat Braunschwieger said it looked good. The only change I made was to substitue Sharp Cheddar for the Velvetta. Thanks for posting.

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    • on May 11, 2008


      We tried this with sourdough bread and shredded cheese, and really liked it! I don't know why I never thought of doing this before.

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    Nutritional Facts for Open Faced Braunschweiger Melts

    Serving Size: 1 (87 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 212.2
    Calories from Fat 107
    Total Fat 11.9 g
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    Cholesterol 26.2 mg
    Sodium 695.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 4.8 g
    Protein 6.7 g

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    braunschweiger liver sausage

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