Curried Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. No, Really.

Curried peanut butter and jelly might sound bananas, but this grownup PB&J recipe is a sweet and spiced treat!

Curried peanut butter and jelly might sound bananas, but this grownup PB&J recipe is a sweet and spiced treat!

So a couple of weeks ago, a friend on Facebook made a joke about having way too much cilantro on hand:

I have an abundance of cilantro right now so everything from my salsa to my PB&J is getting it (okay, not the PB&J…kidding)

Curried peanut butter and jelly might sound bananas, but this grownup PB&J recipe is a sweet and spiced treat!

He may have been kidding, but I was totally taken with the idea. I mean, cilantro plus peanut butter has you halfway to an awesome peanut sauce. Why not just do this thing? So I did this thing. Here’s my recipe, along with some variation ideas.

Curried peanut butter and jelly might sound bananas, but this grownup PB&J recipe is a sweet and spiced treat!

Curried Peanut Butter and Jelly

Yield: 1 curried PB&J

Ingredients

  • 2 slices whole grain bread, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter of your choice
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 small clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon peach or apricot preserves
  • optional additions: shredded coconut, 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, minced scallion

Method

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the peanut butter, curry powder, ginger, and garlic together along with any additions that you’re using.
  2. Spread the peanut butter mixture and preserves onto your toast, cut in half on an angle, and enjoy!
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7 comments on “Curried Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. No, Really.
  1. Pingback: 5 Vegan Sandwich Recipes | Care2 Healthy Living

  2. Wow I was just wondering if those would go together because they have similar taste qualities. I think when I get more used to cilantro and don’t hate it so much, I’ll try that. Sweet.

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