Ham-and-Fontina Sourdough Sandwiches

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio
Bring life back into your lunch with Ham-and-Fontina Sourdough Sandwiches. Deli ham gets dressed up with a pesto-mayonnaise mixture, fontina cheese, and basil leaves.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons jarred refrigerated pesto sauce
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
8 sourdough bakery bread slices
16 Fontina cheese slices (about 1/2 lb.)
1 large red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
16 thin deli ham slices (about 1/2 lb.)
12 fresh basil leaves
8 Bibb lettuce leaves

Preparation

1. Stir together first 3 ingredients.

2. Spread 1 side of each bread slice generously with mayonnaise mixture. Layer cheese, bell pepper strips, ham, basil, and lettuce on half of bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices, mayonnaise mixture sides down. Cut sandwiches in half.

Note:

April 2012