Guacamole-Topped Ham Po'Boys

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 1 Minute


2 medium-size avocados, halved
1/2 cup diced tomatoes and green chiles
1/4 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 green onions, chopped
1 garlic glove, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Cajun-style mustard
6 French rolls, split
2 pounds deli-sliced ham
12 Monterey Jack cheese slices
Shredded lettuce
2 medium-size tomatoes, sliced


Scoop avocado pulp into bowl; mash with a fork or potato masher just until chunky. Stir in diced tomatoes and green chiles and next 6 ingredients. Set guacamole aside.

Spread mayonnaise and mustard evenly over cut sides of rolls; layer each half evenly with ham and cheese. Place on a baking sheet.

Broil 2 inches from heat 1 minute or until cheese melts.

Top evenly with lettuce, tomato slices, and guacamole.

Note: 1 cup prepared guacamole can be substituted for avocado mixture.


Karen Shelby, Flippin, Arkansas,

Southern Living

July 2004
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