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Ham Salad Sandwiches With a Mango-Ginger Twist

While Katie was pressing a sandwich with smoked ham and cherry mustard, I was busy placing my own honey-glazed Easter leftovers between slices of bread. I was drawn to this nontraditional ham salad, which is made with chopped ham, cream cheese, and Dijon mustard and mango chutney for tang and sweetness. I used a spinoff of Major Grey's Chutney, a ginger-mango preserve created two centuries ago by a British Army officer. When combined with dense pumpernickel bread and thinly sliced cucumbers, the result is a tea sandwich with a spicy, lemon-tinged twist. The recipe, when you read on.

Ham Salad Sandwich

Ham Salad Sandwich

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup reduced-fat cream cheese
  2. 1 tablespoon mango chutney
  3. 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  4. 4 ounces thinly sliced deli ham, coarsely chopped
  5. Coarse salt and ground pepper
  6. 4 slices pumpernickel bread
  7. 1/4 English cucumber, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, chutney, and mustard. Stir in ham; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Make two sandwiches with bread, ham salad, and cucumber. (To store, refrigerate, up to overnight.)

Makes 2 sandwiches.

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Food
nancita, I got it at Cal-Mart in San Francisco. It was good, but very, very dense.
nancita
nancita
This looks like just my kind of sandwich. Where did you get that pumpernickel bread? it looks yummy!
fuzzles
fuzzles
:drool:
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