May 13, 2006 | Episode 19
PB & Not J
Real Simple Television Productions Inc.
Variations on a Peanut Butter
Hands-On Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Makes 1 serving
2 slices sandwich bread (whole-grain or white) or other bread product (such as bagels, English muffins, pita, waffles)
Spread the peanut butter on 1 slice of bread. Top with any of the following ingredients and sandwich with the second slice of bread.
Variations1/2 banana, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons celery, finely chopped
3 tablespoons sprouts (any variety, including alfalfa, clover, and broccoli)
5 slices cucumber
1/4 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons raisins and a drizzle of honey
1 tablespoon jam or jelly and 1/4 cup fresh raspberries or blackberries
2 tablespoons cream cheese
Or shake up the classic PB & J by buttering both sides of the sandwich and then heating it in a skillet over medium heat until golden and crisp on each side, just like a grilled cheese sandwich.