Two-Ingredient Recipes: Celebrity Chef Sandwich Ideas

We asked our favorite TV chefs and gastronauts to share their simple, two-ingredient recipes for the most delectable sandwich ideas.

Bacon and Peanut Butter

William Brinson

@SpoonForkBacon Bacon and peanut butter! …Toasted in butter :) —Jenny Park and Teri Fisher, founders of

Kentucky Ham with Pimento Cheese

William Brinson

@andrewzimmern Try a griddled, smoky-sweet Kentucky ham with pimento cheese on a roll. Chef, host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods

Drunken Goat Cheese and Beefsteak Tomato

William Brinson

@ginaandpatneely Nothing like pressing drunken goat cheese and beefsteak tomato on whole wheat bread on a @GeorgeForemanCo grill for a zero-effort panini! Cohosts of Food Network’s Down Home with the Neelys and Road Tasted with the Neelys

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Lox and Avocado

William Brinson

@CandiceKumai Lunch pick-me-up? Go for lox and avocado on toasted sourdough. Omega-3 and good fats for slim hips! Cookbook author, Iron Chef judge, costar of E!’s Playing with Fire

Grilled Peaches over Mascarpone

William Brinson

@HautAppetit I love a sweet and warm bite of grilled peaches over mascarpone on toasted challah bread. #yummy Elizabeth Minett, Founder of dessert blog

Roasted Red Beets with Granny Smith Apples

William Brinson

@Jazzyvegetarian Roasted red beet slices topped with sliced Granny Smith apples. Serve open-faced on crusty bread! Laura Theodore, Host of PBS’s Jazzy Vegetarian, cookbook author


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Tomato Jam with Scrambled Egg

William Brinson

@Tracy_Saelinger I have to say tomato jam with scrambled egg on a biscuit. Food and lifestyle writer

More two-ingredient sandwich ideas:

@Mariobatali My two fave sammie ingredients: fresh mozzarella and heirloom tomatoes on ciabatta! Chef, TV personality, cookbook author, restaurateur @Nigella_Lawson Hummus and Jarlsberg on toasted pumpernickel. Cohost of ABC’s The Taste, author of Nigellissima @stickyfingersdc Thinly sliced baked eggplant with spicy marinara sauce on a crusty Italian roll. Doron Petersan Owner of Sticky Fingers Bakery, cookbook author, winner on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars @plattypants fresh summer tomatoes & mayo .... Adam Platt, New York Magazine restaurant critic @DanielBoulud My perfect two-ingredient sandwich … Normandy butter and any charcuterie on crunchy baguette. Chef, restaurateur, host of MOJO’s After Hours @AdamRichman  ripe avocado and thick cut, applewood smoked bacon

Host of Travel Channel's Man V. Food and Amazing Eats; Food Network's Best Thing I Ever Ate @faithdurand my favorite 2-ingredient sandwich has to be almond butter + orange marmalade on sourdough Executive Editor of & author of Bakeless Sweets @rapo4 Lots of mayo + anything. Adam Rapoport, Editor-in-Chief of Bon Appétit @ruthreichl peanut butter and jelly‬ Ruth Reichl, former New York Times restaurant critic and editor of Gourmet ‏‪ Don’t see your fave? Tweet it @readersdigest with #2ingredientsandwich.
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