Asparagus Sandwich - Lady and Sons Restaurant

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Hearty and fresh, asparagus makes this a delicious alternative to tired lunch meats.

Servings: 1 sandwich
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

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2 tablespoon butter
salt and pepper or Paula Deen’s Lemon-Pepper Seasoning
3   slices red onion rings
2   slices Jack cheese
2   slices Pumpernickel bread
8   fresh asparagus spears, washed and cut (light green bottom end off)
1 or 2 tablespoon Thousand Island Dressing (recipe below)

Thousand Island Dressing:
1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 egg (crushed finely)
Paula Deen’s Lemon Pepper Seasoning
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup relish (dill)
salt and pepper to taste


Blanch asparagus spears in boiling water for 1 minute.  Remove and place in ice bath.  In a hot skillet lightly saute 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

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Reader Comments:


I have made this recipe for the sandwiches and the dressing for several years. This is so wonderful that I look forward to asparagus season every spring. I rate this highly and wouldn't change a thing.

By S Phillips on March 23, 2012


I LOVE veggie sandwiches,I'll take Miracle Whip and lettuce from the garden in the spring,and make a stacked crunchy lettuce sandwich,,mmm sometimes i may add thinly c=sliced onion and/or tomato.but lettuce is fine smile

By Anonymous on January 13, 2012


I had this sandwich at the Lady and Sons and it was sooo good. I can't wait to try it at home.

By Anonymous on April 14, 2010

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