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Truffled Almond Butter and Strawberry Jam Sandwich


Jamaal Teherzadeh, Impala Restaurant

Serves 1


12 each organic strawberries, stems trimmed
2 thin slices of Acme pain de mie or Pullman loaf bread
3 tablespoons almond butter
½ teaspoon black truffle oil
¼ cup sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.

  2. Arrange the strawberries stem side on a sheet pan. Sprinkle with sugar and roast in oven for 15 minutes. Turn and roast until tips of the strawberries turn golden brown, another 15 minutes. (If the sugar starts to burn, add a small amount of water to bottom of pan.) Let cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Toast the bread slices in the oven for 3 minutes.
  4. Purée the strawberries in food processor along with the syrup at the bottom of sheet pan.
  5. Stir truffle oil into the almond butter. Spread the almond butter on the toasted bread slices, top with the roasted strawberry jam and serve open-face.



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