Ham Sandwich with Wholegrain Mustard Dressing

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  Ham Sandwich with Wholegrain Mustard Dressing

 This sandwich is always a winner.  Don’t forget to choose sliced cooked ham with the Bord Bia Quality Mark. 

Ham Sandwich with Herb Relish

Ingredients

  • Sliced cooked ham
  • Wholegrain bread
  • Butter
  • Salad leaves

Herb Relish 

  • 20g each of mint, tarragon and basil
  • 40g flat leaf parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 4-6 tablesp. olive oil
  • 1 tablesp wholegrain mustard
  • A squeeze of lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly-ground black pepper

To Cook

First make the dressing. Whiz the herbs, garlic and scallions in a food processor.  Then add the oil in a stream until you have a thick green sauce.  Pour into a bowl and stir in the mustard and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

Spread slices of freshly cut bread with a little butter and add a small pile of salad leaves to the bottom half. Drizzle over a little of the dressing and arrange plenty of ham on top.  Add another good drizzle of the dressing then cover the sandwich with the top half of the bread.