Open leftover Christmas ham sandwiches

Ingredients for open leftover Christmas ham sandwiches

4 thick slices bread
½ cup good quality egg mayonnaise
2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard
8 slices Christmas leg ham
2 ripe tomatoes, thickly sliced
8 slices soft cheese (e.g. brie or camembert)
¼ cup small basil leaves


Mix mayonnaise and mustard together in a small bowl.

Toast bread and spread with 1-2 tablespoons of mayo mixture.

For each doorstop, pile 2 slices of ham on the toast, top with a few slices of tomato, 2 slices of cheese and a sprinkling of basil leaves.


Christmas morning breakfast is usually a bit frantic. But we love breakfast and this is a super-quick and luxurious way to start Christmas day … or any day of the festive season when all that lovely ham abounds.
This recipe was created by Melissa Hughes for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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