Must-Read: Worst Sandwiches in America
My favorite homemade sandwich: Toast two pieces of bread, lather some Miracle Whip on one end, some spicy-ish mustard on the other. Throw some ham and turkey into a frying pan, sprinkle some cheese inside (cheddar is my choice, but it’s up to you where you go) and wrap the meat around it, creating a pocket of melty cheese inside. Flip a few times to get every part warmed up. Throw onto the toasted bread with freshly sliced tomatoes and lettuce. Cut in half, diagonally, because things always taste better that way. Serve with some kind of soup.
Is this healthy? Probably not. But it’s definitely not as bad as the 30 Worst Sandwiches in America! Men’s Health has done the (probably delicious) legwork and decided the worst eats in all of the land. This, unfortunately, includes one of our favorites:
It’s not surprising to find a load of fat in a chicken salad sandwich. It’s built around a deluge of sticky mayonnaise, after all. What’s shocking is the egregious load of trans fat. We still can’t figure out how they managed to squeeze twice the daily limit into one little sandwich. The Dark Chicken Individual Meal makes for a pretty well-balanced meal by providing a load of protein with relatively few carbohydrates. Just take it easy with the saltshaker—sodium is the one area where Boston Market’s chicken falls flat.
I don’t know about you, but this article might actually do the opposite of what was intended.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.