Recipe: Serrano, Manchego, and Apple Sandwich

from My Recipes


1 1/2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard, divided

4 (1-ounce) slices sourdough bread, toasted

1/4 cup sliced shallot

4 ounces paper-thin sliced serrano ham or prosciutto

1/3 cup (1 1/2 ounces) shredded Manchego cheese

1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon sherry vinegar

2 cups arugula

1 tart apple, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Combine mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon mustard; spread mayonnaise mixture over each bread slice. Top each slice with 1 tablespoon shallot, 1 ounce ham, and 4 teaspoons cheese, and sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Broil 3 minutes.

Combine 1 teaspoon mustard, oil, and vinegar. Combine the arugula and apple slices in a bowl; drizzle with vinaigrette. Toss gently. Divide the apple mixture evenly among sandwiches, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.