Toasted Ham and Poppy Seed Sandwiches

Toasted Ham and Poppy Seed Sandwiches Recipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Kevin Crafts
The spicy mustard spread on these slightly crunchy, just-melted sandwiches makes them a step up from the regular ham and cheese standby.


Serves 6
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 494
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Protein 28 g
Fat 25 g
Satfat 13 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 1406 mg
Cholesterol 84 mg


1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire
1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds
1 small onion, grated
6 kaiser rolls, split
1 pound thinly sliced ham
1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese


1. Preheat oven to 325°. Mix together butter, mustard, Worcestershire, poppy seeds, and onion until smooth. Evenly spread cut sides of rolls with butter.

2. Stack ham, then cheese, inside rolls.

3. Set sandwiches on a baking sheet and cover with foil. Bake until warmed through and cheese is melted, about 20 minutes.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.