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Horseshoe Sandwiches Recipe

Hearty meat and potato lovers in your family will be happy to indulge in the Horseshoe Sandwich. Our recipe used the classic ham steak, but hamburger patties are a popular alternative. Even though the sandwich is topped with a homemade cheese sauce, the blue plate special only takes 30 minutes to make.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen French-fried potatoes
  • CHEESE SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup beer, room temperature
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ASSEMBLY:
  • 1 fully cooked boneless ham steak (1 pound), cut into 4 pieces
  • 4 slices Texas toast or other white bread, toasted
  • Paprika

Directions

  • 1. Cook potatoes according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard and pepper until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in cheese until blended. Stir in beer and Worcestershire sauce; heat through.
  • 3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ham; cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and heated through.
  • 4. To serve, place two toasts on each of two serving plates; top with ham, fries and cheese sauce. Sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 2 servings.