Sometimes trying something unusual can result in a big win. Flavors that you didn’t think would work can easily become your favorite combo. By now, you probably know what a Strangewich is. It’s exactly that! A sandwich with unusual pairings that actually taste amazing. Enter my French Onion Sandwich recipe that I’m sharing today. This past weekend I was invited to hang out at Dale Jr’s pre-race pit party over at Walmart in Daytona where we sampled Strangewich creations and much more. Now, I’m inviting you to join in on the tasty fun! This is a sponsored post with Mirum Shopper about the Hellmann’s Strangewich Challenge, all opinions are my own.
If you remember quite some time ago, Dale Jr. shared an epic Strangewich that took the world by storm. It was a banana sandwich made with Hellmann’s mayo! Yup, you heard that right! He recently shared another unique combo: Turkey Nacho Crunch Strangewich. This one is right up my ally because I’ve always LOVED adding chips to my sandwiches for the perfect crunch. If you haven’t tried it, you’re definitely missing out! So, how to even compete with these clever creations? I had to put my thinking cap on and plus I was all amped up after the weekend’s fun event. After much thought, I came up with my take on a French Onion Sandwich inspired by the soup which has always been one of my very favorites. Let’s dig in.
French Onion Sandwich
To come up with my Strangewich twist, I looked to the basic ingredients of French Onion Soup. It starts with beef stock, so naturally I chose Roast Beef. The other ingredients in the soup include delicious melty cheese and Baguette or French Bread style croutons.
I decided on using Provolone cheese melted over a warm fresh baked Baguette with Hellmann’s mayonnaise spread over it. Lastly, for major onion flavor and a delicious crunchy kick, the final ingredient was onion ring style chips. Is your mouth watering yet?
It was so much fun to hang out with Dale Jr. and his pit crew. There was also a live #StrangewichChallenge on site where five families had a chance to share their creations. The winner though? A crazy donut sandwich! You just never know what will be a hit until you try it.
Aside from getting to see Dale Jr. up close, I have to say that his pit crew was amazing. We had a chance to see them in action while they demonstrated a pit stop. Check out my Pit Stop video here to see the whole thing. Just don’t blink, it all happens so fast!
Another big hit was the Hellmann’s 88 simulator car. Think video game meets real Daytona racing. It’s not so easy!
The event was a great way to get a sneak peek of what goes on behind the scenes. It was a blast!
Which Strangewich Creation Will You Share?