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Ploughman's Open Sandwich
5 from 6 votes

Ploughman's Open Sandwich

A fusion of a Ploughman's lunch with a Danish Open Sandwich - totally delicious!
Course Main
Cuisine British
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Camilla


  • 1 Slice rye bread buttered (has to be butter)
  • 2 Heaped tsp Branston Pickle
  • 1 Handful watercress + extra sprig to garnish
  • 1 Slice good quality ham
  • 1 Slice Five Counties cheese or Cheddar
  • 2 Slices vine ripened tomato
  • 2 Slices cucumber
  • A good squeeze of mayonnaise
  • 1 – 2 Cocktail gherkins sliced and fanned


  1. Spread the Branston Pickle over the buttered rye bread and then top with the watercress, ham and cheese.
  2. Next layer on alternate slices of cucumber and tomato and then drizzle with a good squeeze of mayonnaise.
  3. Finish with a fanned cocktail gherkin and a sprig of watercress.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Five Counties cheese is a combination of Derby, Red Leicester, Cheshire, Double Gloucester and Cheddar cheeses:-)