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What's your go-to Subway sauce?

Sorry, chipotle, this isn't working...

38w ago

This evening I was meant to be going to a restaurant for the first time since lockdown. There was going to be wine, oyster toasts to Ben Welham, and when I woke up this morning, I was in a distinctly tiramisu mood.

However, I developed a sore throat and that of course means staying home. And ordering Subway, which I solemnly finished just now.

There are positives, though. I’ve just realised I’ve been doing my sub wrong.

The first time I went to Subway, I panicked at all the questions and as a result, answered rashly. I know I chose Italian herb bread, olives, lettuce, jalapenos, the orangest cheese, and chipotle sauce - because that’s how all my subs have been ordered ever since.

And I’ve been happy. But tonight, alone with my sore throat, I’ve realised chipotle sauce isn’t for me.

For one thing, you should never order anything that you can’t say properly, and though I’ve had plenty of practice, and heard FoodTribe’s Rachael Hogg pronounce it, I have never said chipotle right. I’m also weeping by the time I reach the end of the foot-long sub, which is always a good indicator it’s not the right sauce.

But what should I try instead? Subway is a scary place.

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Comments (32)

  • FoodTribe's Rachael Hogg sticks by the joys of Chipotle (well, half Chipotle, half Honey & Mustard on her footlong Meatball Marinara on 9-grain honey oat, toasted, cheese, all the salad, lots of gherkins...). Don't judge me.

      8 months ago
    • That's pretty much exactly what my favourite one is except I add aioli as well... you'd think it would be too much, but no. Gives them meatballs a tangy lift. Damn, now I really want subway!

        8 months ago
    • OK well as we're practically Subway twins, I'm definitely going to have to try that next time 😉... None of this 'less is more' when it comes to Subway 😂

        8 months ago
  • I just realised I haven't had a subway since at least 2006. They don't have the seafood sub anymore and I can't imagine what any of the sauces taste like 😭

    That said...just going by sauce name, sweet onion sounds like it might work on the Italian BMT.

      8 months ago
    • Did you boycott them for getting rid of the seafood sub aha?

      Sweet onion might the one.

        8 months ago
    • Haha no there's always more appetising food choices when I'm near one. Maybe this week is the week I break the drought 🤠

        8 months ago
  • Half Chipotle SW, half Caesar sauce.

    Lots of salad but not so much that you can't see the chicken fajita with Cheese mix underneath.

    But never make the mistake of adding extra Jalapeños.

      8 months ago
  • If the chipotle is a bit much then why not add like a mayo or ranch(if they have it)to smooth it out and it would be more of a creamy chipotle?

      8 months ago
    • Now I did think about mixing it, and adding cucumbers (to cool it down). One of those other sauces though... it might be my sauce

        8 months ago
  • I always get Southwest Chipotle. My husband loves their Sweet Onion sauce

      8 months ago