Here’s a hearty snack idea for you: the lasagna sandwich.
Eager to liven up its range of sarnies (that’s British slang for â€˜sandwichâ€™), UK-based supermarket chain Tesco has put its best-selling ready meal between two slices of white bread.
Nicknamed the LASandwich, it sells for Ã‚Â£2 (about $3). According to NewsOfTheWorld.co.uk, the concoction â€˜was inspired by students who reckon the mixture of cold lasagna and bread is the ultimate snack.â€™ Tesco’s Laura Fagan, who dreamed up the idea, agrees. â€˜We think the lasagna sandwich could become the food of choice for anyone wanting a solid snack between meals,â€™ Fagan told reporter Daniel Jones.
Fagan says the idea came to her when thinking back on her student days, and how certain foods taste better the next dayâ€”things like lasagna and pizza. “Lasagna sandwiches were a favorite of mine back in student days and were really popular with all my mates at university,â€™ she says.
The sandwich consists of two thick slices of bread, a filling of diced beef in a tangy tomato and herb sauce layered with cooked pasta sheets and finished with a creamy cheddar, ricotta and mayonnaise dressing.
Hard to say whether this creation would be a hit in the States, but we wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a similar item being consumed on America’s college campuses. Pizza sandwich, anyone?
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