Peanut Butter And Chili, Corn Dogs In Mayonnaise, And 21 Other "Gross-Sounding Food Combinations" People Love Making At Home

    "White rice, soy sauce, and...a banana."

    Reddit user blunt_rose recently asked, "What are two food combinations that initially sound really gross together, but are actually really good?" and I honestly couldn't have predicted some of the top-voted responses.

    confused woman

    1. "Peanut butter sandwich with a bowl of chili. Grill the peanut butter sandwich like you would with a regular grilled cheese. So good."

    peanut butter and bowl of chili

    2. "Buttered and salted popcorn in a bowl with milk poured on it."

    3. "It's three ingredients, but white rice, soy sauce, and a banana. I prefer the mini bananas, but they aren't always available. It was a staple food in my household when I was growing up because we were poor. It stills slaps, though!"

    4. "Corn dogs dipped in mayonnaise."

    piles of corn dogs and mayo

    5. "Fish sauce and caramel. Similar to salted caramel but with another depth of flavor thanks to the umami from the fish sauce. The sweet and salty combination goes great on desserts like ice cream and basque cheesecake."

    container of fish sauce canister of caramel

    6. "Gumbo with a big scoop of potato salad in it. This isn’t weird at all if you’re from Louisiana, but I’ve had other people say it’s extremely weird."

    bowl of gumbo and bowl of potato salad

    7. "Saltines and sweetened condensed milk."

    crackers and condensed milk

    8. "Vanilla ice cream and chili crisp."

    bowl of ice cream and chili

    9. "Blue cheese and gingersnaps."

    10. "Strawberry preserves on any breakfast sandwich (like a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich with preserves as condiment on the bread)."

    11. "Hot apples and melted cheese. Most non-foodie people think that one is gross. Melt you a slice of some sharp white cheddar on some apple pie or apple crumble."

    12. "Strawberry ice cream with Lay's potato chips."

    13. "Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwich. My grandma was eating this one day and I was like yuck! She said, ‘Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it.’ I tried it and it’s delicious."

    peanut butter and pickle sandwhich

    14. "Salt on apples."

    15. "Feta cheese and melon."

    16. "Red wine and Coca-Cola."

    17. "Cream cheese and olives! My favorite childhood sandwich filling."

    18. "Macaroni and cheese with tuna fish."

    19. "Cornbread dipped in milk."

    20. "Olive oil (a good brand) on vanilla ice cream sprinkled with sea salt. "

    21. "Cottage cheese and Tabasco sauce."

    22. "Technically three foods...but frozen meatballs, grape jelly, and chili sauce."

    And finally...

    23. "Candy corn mixed with salted roasted peanuts."

    What's a gross-sounding food combination you love that other hate? Comment below!