-To make the peanut butter: in the bowl of a food processor, combine the peanuts, salt and sugar on high speed. Pulse for 10-15 seconds until desired smoothness is reached.
2-To make the jam: first chop the strawberries into small pieces. In a small sauce pan, combine the the strawberries, sugar, lemon and salt. Allow to cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
-To assemble the sandwich: Place the two slices of bread on a cutting board. On one slice, spread a the peanut butter. On the other slice, spread the jam. Place together to form a sandwich, then cut on a diagonal. Serve.
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