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Ham & Swiss Cheese Garlic-Enhanced Sandwich Recipe

Ham & Swiss Cheese Garlic-Enhanced Sandwich

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Graham

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Ham & Swiss Cheese Garlic-Enhanced Sandwich is one of the finest "snacks with attitude" you can get! The garlic isn't at all overpowering but, combined with the bite of the cornichons, adds a dimension to this recipe that will delight your taste buds!

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Ingredients for Ham & Swiss Cheese Garlic-Enhanced Sandwich

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to serve 4:
4 tablespoons
unsalted butter
2 cloves
garlic
8 slices
Pullman or white sandwich bread
8 slices
Emmental or Swiss cheese of your choice
4 oz
thinly sliced leftover or deli ham
10 - 15
cornichons

 

How to Cook Ham & Swiss Cheese Garlic-Enhanced Sandwich

  1. Peel and crush (mince) one clove of garlic. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat and add the minced garlic. Cook slowly to infuse the garlic flavour into the butter and until the butter begins to turn brown (about 10-15 minutes). Remove from the heat and strain through a sieve to remove any small garlic pieces..
  2. Lay out four slices of bread (remove the crusts if you want) on a work surface. Layer each with a slice of the cheese, some ham and then some of the cornichons sliced lengthwise. Top with a second slice of cheese. Close the sandwiches with the remaining bread and brush the outsides with the garlic-enhanced butter until fully coated on both sides.
  3. Place two sandwiches into a frying pan over medium heat. Cover the frying pan with a lid and cook for about 2-3 minutes until the bread is evenly golden brown. Flip the sandwich, cover again and cook for another 2-3 minutes until the bread is golden brown on the other side and the cheese has visibly melted. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches (or run a second frying pan and cook all at the same time).
  4. If desired (so this bit's optional!) peel the other clove of garlic and cut in two lengthways. Rub the outside of the toasted bread with the garlic halves to add a little more garlic flavour (yeah, I know, I like garlic!).


Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
If you like the flavour of garlic without it tasting too strong, before crushing or chopping, cut the cloves down the middle long-ways and remove the central 'germ' (the thin stem that looks like a pale green or translucent vein). You will still be able to enjoy the flavour without everybody referring to you as "The Garlic Dragon" afterwards.
 
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Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again April 01 2014
I like the hot tip about cutting the garlic cloves down the middle long-ways and removing the central 'germ'. That really does work. I thought the garlic might be too strong but it wasn't and it wasn't lingering on my taste buds afterwards. The sandwiches were really delicious.
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