Spanish-style pressed ham and cheese sandwiches

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time6 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
8 slices crusty bread
4 pequillo peppers or 2 whole roasted red peppers, thinly sliced
350g thinly sliced manchego cheese
230g sliced serrano ham or prosciutto
1) Preheat a griddle pan to medium.

2) Build sandwiches of sliced peppers, cheese and ham. Place the sandwiches on griddle and press with a foil covered brick or weighted down with a heavy skillet and cook to crust and mark bread and melt cheese, 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

3) Cut sandwiches into 3 sections each and serve for a simple starter to any meal.

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