Smørrebrød Ham Salad with Tomato and Cress

This is a simple everyday sandwich. If you have a couple of slices of cooked, smoked ham in the refrigerator and you are tried of eating ham and cheese sandwiches, this is a good sandwich to make a quick lunch. It is a very popular salad for open-face sandwiches and can be bought in all the supermarkets and at butchers in Denmark. The problem is, they always run the left-over ham through a food processor, making it very fine. They also use a lot of raw onions and sometimes it can be to much. Making it yourself is very easy and tastes better.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smørrebrød with Ham Salad and Tomato 

Makes 4

6-8 oz. cooked, smoked ham

1 small onion, diced

5 tbsp. mayonnaise

salt and pepper

4 slices buttered dark bread 

Garnish:1 tomato, cut into wedges, cress

To make the salad, chop ham with a knife (if you use a food processor it will be very fine). Combine with onion, mayonnaise, salt and pepper.

To assemble, divide ham salad on buttered bread and garnish with wedges of tomato and cress. Sprinkle with pepper.

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