PB&J Bistro Lunch Box Recipe

The PB&J Bistro Lunch Box is a gourmet twist on the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This elevated version features artisanal bread, homemade berry jam, and creamy peanut butter. The sandwich is served with a side of fresh fruit and a crunchy pickle for a balanced and satisfying lunch. It's perfect for both kids and adults who want a nostalgic yet sophisticated lunch option.

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Ingredients for PB&J Bistro Lunch Box Recipe

  • 2 Slices Artisanal Bread
  • 2 tablespoon Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 tablespoon Berry Jam
  • as required Fresh Fruit, For Serving
  • as needed Crunchy Pickle, For Serving

Directions: Pb&j Bistro Lunch Box Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Spread a generous amount of peanut butter on one slice of bread.
  • STEP 2.Spread a layer of berry jam on another slice of bread.
  • STEP 3.Press the two slices of bread together to form a sandwich.
  • STEP 4.Cut the sandwich into halves or quarters for easier handling.
  • STEP 5.Serve the PB&J sandwich with fresh fruit and a pickle on the side.

Cooking Tips

  • Use high-quality bread, such as sourdough or whole grain, for a more gourmet experience.
  • You can make your own berry jam by simmering fresh or frozen berries with sugar and lemon juice until thickened.
  • For added crunch, you can sprinkle some chopped nuts, such as almonds or peanuts, on the peanut butter before assembling the sandwich.

Storage and Serving

  • If you're packing the PB&J Bistro Lunch Box for later, wrap the sandwich tightly in plastic wrap or place it in a sandwich container to prevent it from getting soggy.
  • Store the fresh fruit and pickle in separate containers to maintain their freshness.
  • Serve the sandwich at room temperature or slightly chilled for the best flavor and texture.
Nutrition
value
233
calories per serving
4 g Fat9 g Protein40 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    40g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    40g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    284mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    302mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    48mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    82mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    110mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    126mg
  • Selenium
    29mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp