Thursday, February 27, 2014

52 sandwiches #25: pulled beef + coleslaw

This past weekend my brother-in-law Travis, who went to culinary school, made this sandwich. It would have never occurred to me to combine coleslaw with pulled beef to make a sandwich.  The combination is surprisingly delicious.
52 sandwiches #25: pulled beef + coleslaw
For the pulled beef, use your favorite recipe. I altered this one (which uses the pulled beef for tacos). Travis' had a slightly sweet taste, which seemed like orange zest. He likes to play Mr. Mysterious, so he wouldn't tell me exactly what was in it. I say to him what my mom jokingly said in a recent text: "Guatever." (She's from Guatemala. ;) Travis also made the coleslaw. I had some leftover to use for this sandwich, but next time I make this sandwich, I will likely be using store-bought coleslaw from the deli. I'm all for saving time. (We're not all chefs, ya know? ;)
52 sandwiches #25: pulled beef + coleslaw
To make the sandwich, I toasted the sesame seed french roll with olive oil.  After toasting it, I layered the pulled beef with the coleslaw.
52 sandwiches #25: pulled beef + coleslaw
Sweet, tangy, crunchy, and savory.  What's not to like? ;)

** I am attempting to make 52 sandwiches. Read more about how this project got started here. See all the sandwiches I've made so far here.**

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