Recipe: Ploughman's Sandwich


The Ploughman's lunch. A British institution. Here we've got a portable version! This sandwich holds cold cuts of ham, cheese, piccalilli and apple all complimented by mustard and mayo. Lip smacking. Don't forget to get your hands on some real good quality roast ham because it makes all the difference.


  • 1 tbsp salted butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp english mustard
  • 4 slices multigrain bread
  • 2 tbsp piccalilli
  • 1/2 pink lady apple
  • 8 slices good quality honey roast ham (leftovers would be ideal!)
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 little gem lettuce
Prepare the Bread Slices

Step 1

Prepare The Bread Slices

Spread the butter, mayo and mustard over one side of each bread slice.

Add A Piccalilli Mix

Step 2

Add A Piccalilli Mix

Finely dice the apple and stir it into the piccalilli. Spread it over two slices of buttered bread, making sure that it reaches all of the edges.

Finish Assembling and Serve

Step 3

Finish Assembling And Serve

Place the lettuce onto the buttered side of two of the slices, add the ham slices followed by the cheese slices. Make sure that the fillings all cover the whole slice of bread. Sandwich with the other slices, butter side down. Slice into quarters and enjoy! Serves 2

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