Festive Ham N Cheese Bread Sandwich Recipe
Festive Ham N Cheese Bread Sandwich Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Festive Ham N Cheese Bread Sandwich Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 1
Publisher Photo
This sandwich is sized right for a crowd or a family meal during the holidays, according to Dona Bass of Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. "What's more, it's perfect for preparing ahead," she describes. "I just stuff the bread and store it in the refrigerator, then pop it in the oven right before our guests arrive."—Dona Bass, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread
  • 2 cups cubed Monterey Jack cheese (1/4-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham (1/4-inch pieces)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoon prepared mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Slice bread diagonally about every 1/2 in., not cutting all the way through bottom crust. Place loaf on a piece of foil large enough to wrap it completely.
  2. Insert the cheese, ham and onion evenly between every other slice. Combine remaining ingredients; drizzle between slices and over top. Wrap foil tightly. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Cut bread between unstuffed slices; serve warm. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Festive Ham N Cheese Bread Sandwich in Country Woman November/December 1995, p20

Reviews for Festive Ham N Cheese Bread Sandwich

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"Made for family potluck so cut bread into slices before baking. Used colby-jack cheese instead of Monterey jack. Lots of compliments. It was a bit time consuming but very good."

Loading Image