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Pimento Cheese & Ham Sandwich

Pimento cheese & ham sandwich recipe

Pimento cheese spread, uncured black forest ham, pickles, juicy beefsteak tomatoes and white bread come together to make irresistibly this hearty sandwich.

Makes 2 sandwiches | Total Time: Less Than 30 Mins

Ingredients

Pimento Cheese Spread:

To Assemble:

  • 4 each slices of hearty whole grain white bread
  • 6 each slices of ripe beefsteak tomatoes
  • 4-6 each slices of bread and butter pickles
  • 4-6 each leaves of bibb leaf lettuce
  • 4 slices Applegate Naturals® Black Forest Ham

Instructions

Pimento Cheese Spread:

  1. This preparation requires a food processor, if you do not have one, grate the cheese carefully using a box grater or microplane.
  2. In a food processor, combine both the cheddar and pepper jack cheese with the mayonnaise. Pulse the cheese into the mayonnaise. Next add the pimentos, Dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Pulse the ingredients together stopping to scrape the sides regularly.
  3. Remove from the food processor and store in a container with an airtight lid for up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

To Assemble:

  1. Toast the whole grain white bread either using a toaster or a toaster oven until desired doneness.
  2. In making one or more sandwiches place the bottom and top slice(s) on a cutting board and spread the pimento cheese on each.
  3. Next place lettuce leaves on the bottom slice of the sandwich(es). Then place the tomatoes, crack some fresh pepper and season with a pinch of salt. Next add the pickles, and finish off with the sliced ham.
  4. Top with the other slice of toast with the pimento spread and cut the sandwich in two using a serrated knife.
  5. If packing for a lunchbox, wrap in a natural paper towel to help keep the sandwich together when placing in an airtight container.