Ham and Tewkesbury butter sandwiches

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ham sandwiches
ham sandwiches
  • Makes: 12

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Brown bread sandwiches with ham and a firey mustard and horseradish butter in it to give a real bite. Perfect for afternoon tea or picnics


  • 100g (3½oz) butter, softened
  • 2tbsp coarse-grain mustard
  • 1tbsp hot horseradish
  • 6 slices brown bread
  • 175g (6oz) wafer-thin ham
  • 1 punnet salad cress

Cookery Editor, Sue McMahon, suggests that you use horseradish sauce if you don’t have hot horseradish but add a little more to get the required depth of flavour.


  1. Beat together the butter, mustard and horseradish.
  2. Spread over the bread. Fill with ham, add cress, and sandwich together.
  3. Cut off crusts and cut sandwiches into quarters.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 128(kcal)
  • Fat 8.0g
  • Saturates 4.5g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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