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Ham & Swiss Melts

 Ham & Swiss Melts
Who knew that the humble pickle could add so much pep to a grilled ham and cheese? Splitting the baguette four ways makes these a manageable size for devouring!—Louise Gilbert, Quesnel, British Columbia
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 French bread baguette (10-1/2 ounces)
  • 16 slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 thin sandwich pickle slices
  • 4 slices deli ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  • Cut baguette in half without slicing through completely. Arrange half
  • of the cheese on bottom half. Top with pickles, ham and remaining
  • cheese; sprinkle with paprika. Close sandwich; cut crosswise into
  • four pieces.
  • Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 12-15
  • minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 492 calories, 22 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 1,004 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 29 g protein.