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Poor Man's Sandwich


"I don't know why it is called 'Poor-Man Sandwich'. But I do know it is a long time family recipe that tastes GREAT!!. It may sound strange, however you have to try it to understand what it is. Enjoy!!!!"
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5 m servings 361 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 sandwich)


  • Calories:
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 21.6 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.2g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 971 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Spread peanut butter onto one slice of the bread. Place pickle slices and onion slices onto the peanut butter. Spread mayonnaise onto the other slice of bread, and place on top of the other piece of bread.

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  1. 76 Ratings

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wow. I cant believe I ate that. and even more, I cant believe I liked that. I think my choice of sugar free pb was helpful. it reminded me of dill pickle potato chips (which I dont know if they ...

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I gave this a three as I found it neither bad nor exciting just kinda boring. There was not a flavor in particular that stood out to me. My husband laughed when he looked inside the sandwich and...

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wow. I cant believe I ate that. and even more, I cant believe I liked that. I think my choice of sugar free pb was helpful. it reminded me of dill pickle potato chips (which I dont know if they ...

What can I say - I had to try it! This combination worked really well. I think the key is balance; too much of any one of the ingredients would have thrown it off, but if you don't go overboar...

I loved this recipe. I had to try it because it was so different and didn't really think I would like it all. The flavors really compliment each other.I used Claussen Sandwich Stackers and red o...

I had to try this because it reminded me of a sandwich that my grandfather eats all the time for breakfast which is... PB, mayo and raisens on ww toast. This was surprisingly good as is my grand...

i really loved this and i think my husband was terrified that i was pregnant when he saw the ingredients! It was really good and my nieces and nephew also liked it! thanks!

This was a very interesting sandwich and it was a lot of fun to try. My husband and I both enjoyed it very much. I like the flavor of raw onions as long as it is not very strong so I only used...

This sandwich (hold the onion) is my dad's and my favorite. We thought we were weird for liking this concoction. It's nice to know that we are not alone.

This sounded so weird I just had to try it. It was amazing! My husband thought I was crazy and asked if I was pregnant again, but after I assured him I wasn't, the curiosity got the best of hi...

One of my co-workers eats a peanut butter and pickle sandwich every day. He enjoys both the sandwich and grossing us out. Well, his fun is over, because I made this version (with the onion) and ...