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Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Kevin Crafts Photo by: Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Kevin Crafts

Toasted Ham and Poppy Seed Sandwiches

The spicy mustard spread on these slightly crunchy, just-melted sandwiches makes them a step up from the regular ham and cheese standby.

Sunset MARCH 2011

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Total: 30 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 494
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Protein: 28g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 1406mg
  • Cholesterol: 84mg

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Toasted Ham and Poppy Seed Sandwiches Recipe