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Tangy Deli Melts Recipe

Tangy Deli Melts Recipe

Apricot preserves give always-on-hand sandwich ingredients a delectable boost. You’ll want to make extras of this one! Steve Foy — Kirkwood, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons apricot preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 seeded hamburger buns, split
  • 2 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices deli turkey
  • 2 slices provolone cheese


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, preserves and mustard; spread over buns.
  • 2. On each bun bottom, layer a slice of ham, turkey and cheese. Replace tops. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 368 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 873 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Reviews for Tangy Deli Melts

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

"Love these sandwiches! My husband requests them for lunch often. Super easy to make & it's items we usualy have on hand."

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"This was truly delicious. For those watching their weight I used fat free mayonaise, sugar free peach (didn't have apricot) preserves and increased the

Dijon mustard to 1 tablespoon for a bit more spice taste. Definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2012

"I've made this lots of times. My husband asks for these toasty sandwiches! The sauce really makes it, though I sometimes cut back or eliminate the mayo. Yummy quick lunch or supper, and so easy!"

Reviewed Jan. 7, 2012

"Great twist on a regular ham and cheese... Love the sauce!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 12, 2011

"I make these sandwiches all the time. The apricot is delish & adds a great twist."

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2010

"This was an eay and satisfying meal. The dressing mixture makes the sandwich!"

Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"These sandwiches were delicious, and I will definitely be making them agai."

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

"This recipe was a really nice twist on typical ham & cheese melts. The apricot preserves were the perfect sweet compliment to the tang of the mustard and provided an interesting - in a good way - taste! Would definitely make again."

Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

"These sandwiches were SO good - I could eat the mayonnaise mixture by the spoonful! Will definitely make them again, and will try to think of other ways to use the sauce as well. . . Thanks, Steve!!"

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