Strange Food Combinations That Actually Work Well

Throughout my life, people would look at the food on my plate and give me a strange look or call me weird. That’s because I would mix anything together.

My mind told me that if there are two foods I love individually, like say ramen and cream of spinach, then they should taste even better together!

Now, this didn’t work all the time. I very quickly realized that, as much as I loved wasabi and red bean paste, they just do not go together. However, other foods, like say ramen and cream of spinach, are surprisingly delicious together!

Redditors are eager to share many strange food combinations that actually go well together.


It all started when Redditor thecoomdaddy400 asked:

“What’s a strange food combination that surprisingly works?”

Pizza, Pizza

"Honey and pizza. Especially with chicken, onion, and white sauce as the toppings. Or pineapple, jalapeno"

– CluelessDinosaur

"Broccoli on pizza. Yum!"

– Dont-remember-it

"I never would've imagined that marmalade on pizza would work until I tried it."

– nattakunt

We All Scream

"Balsamic vinegar and vanilla ice cream"

– got2keepon

"Ever try Vanilla ice cream with a drizzle of olive oil with a pinch of kosher salt? Pretty amazing."

– XYPH0ID

If It Comes From A Goat...

"Strawberry jam, with goat cheese on a burger."

– DelTheInsane

"Apricot preserves and goat cheese on anything"

– BuyOne8134

Peanut Butter And Anything Sandwiches

"Peanut butter and bacon sandwiches are delicious."

– greenhouse5

"Peanut butter and apple sandwiches are also fantastic!"

– CrazyCatLadyAvatar

"I’m team pb and pickle sandwich"

– lillestmargie

Salty And Sweet

"Fries and milkshake"

– FanciiFrog

"OG fries and Frosty ftw!"

– Ecstatic-Appeal-5683

"Okay but hear me out...chicken nuggets and milkshake"

– june_bugger

"Our last roommate that we had hated the fact that my wife and I dipped our fries in our milkshakes. She was so pissed off at us every time we did it."

"She was so bitter about everything. Poor thing doesn’t know what she’s missing out on."

– OhImSerious

I Need The Crunch

"Doritos on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich."

– 90dayuniverse

"I prefer Fritos"

– carolizzy81

"A cream cheese bagel with hot cheetos. Trust me it's a thing"

– OLD_JAMON

Is Anything Really Normal?

"People outside the US might consider peanut butter and jelly to be a strange combo."

"There's a burger place near my house that does a peanut butter, pepper jelly, bacon & fried plantain burger and its incredible"

– GoatTheArtist

"Chocolate-coated potato chips are delicious."

– Tokyobeans28

"Is sweet and salty really a weird food combo?"

– NewDamage31

A Snappy New Recipe

"Peanut butter in your instant ramen. Makes it creamy like Thai style saté sauce"

– SoyBuenoWorker

Bacon On Anything And Everything

"Bacon is pure pleasure, & it goes with everything because pure pleasure goes with everything."

– SaltCreep67

"I was surprised by bacon in ice cream."

– AKnightAlone

"Maple syrup/icing and bacon. Very Canadian and it is so good."

– sp0oncakes

Sweeter or Weirder?

"A standard Australian burger has pineapple, beetroot and an egg."

– zappydoc

"Trigger warning"

"Pineapple on Pizza"

– pogiguy2020

"Pineapple on a cheeseburger"

– Deleted User

I never would’ve thought of that, but I’m willing to try anything once!

Do you have any tasty combos? Let us know in the comments below.

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