Tramezzini are popular Italian finger sandwiches that are perfect for snacking. Similar to English tea sandwiches, these flavorful triangular sandwiches are made with crustless soft white bread and homemade mayonnaise. They’re typically served and sold between breakfast and lunch at many restaurants and bars in Venice, Italy.
Prosciutto and Cantaloupe Bruschetta Tramezzini
This sweet and savory approach to Tramezzini is made with salty prosciutto and a sweet and fragrant cantaloupe bruschetta. To make the cantaloupe bruschetta, mix together the cantaloupe, cherry tomatoes, and basil in a small bowl and set aside.
Cucumber and Fresh Herb Tramezzini
Fresh cucumbers and fragrant herbs make this Tramezzini light, fresh, and dainty. You may use English cucumbers, sometimes called seedless or hothouse cucumbers, are often longer and wrapped in plastic.
Soft Boiled Egg, Pickled Beet + Caper Tramezzini
This hearty vegetarian Tramezzini is made with a soft boiled egg, chopped pickled beets, and salty capers. Beets are wildly popular with Eastern Europeans. They are delicious in multiple preparations, but pickling is a great way to use a surplus of beets, retain their flavor, and enjoy them for weeks to come.
Asparagus and Egg Tramezzini
Another classic rendition of Tramezzini is filled with blanched asparagus, soft boiled egg, and nice flakey salt. No matter how you usually prepare it, one of these methods and find a tasty new way to cook these delicious green stalks once known as the food of kings.
Eggplant, Mozzarella, Basil and Salami Tramezzini
This heavier spin on Tramezzini, made with eggplant, fresh mozzarella, basil, and salami, will leave you full and satisfied. The meat, which should be top quality lean beef, if possible from an animal that was raised organically.
Marinated Artichoke and Lemon Zest Tramezzini
This light and flavorful Tramezzini are packed with marinated artichoke hearts, fresh basil, red pepper flakes, and lemon zest. You won’t believe the difference in flavor and texture between homemade preserved baby artichokes and jarred marinated artichokes hearts from the store.
Another thing that separates Tramezzini from regular ole’ tea sandwiches is the mayo! It is totes taboo to use anything other than homemade mayo on these little guys. This is also a great vegetarian or savory snack options.