Asparagus Sandwich Recipe by Lady and Sons Restaurant

Level: Easy

Time: 20 MINUTES

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 slices red onion, rings
  • 2 slices Jack cheese
  • 2 slices pumpernickel bread
  • 8 spears fresh asparagus, (light green bottom end off) washed and cut
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons thousand island dressing, recipe below
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, crushed finely
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup relish, dill
  • Paula Deen's Lemon-Pepper Seasoning
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


Blanch asparagus spears in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove and place in ice bath. In a hot skillet lightly sauté asparagus in butter, salt and pepper. You may use lemon pepper, if desired. Remove asparagus from pan and set aside. Butter bread and grill on one side, flip and lay in slice of cheese on each slice of bread, grill, remove from pan. Spread desired amount of 1000 Island on top of each slice of bread. Arrange asparagus on top of cheese (rotating asparagus). Place onion rings on top of asparagus. Cut in sandwich in half. Garnish with pickle slices or parsley.


Thousand Island Dressing:

In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients together.

Yield: 2 3/4 cups

Asparagus Sandwich - Lady and Sons Restaurant


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