Game-Day Hero

Bake this layered ham and cheese sandwich and serve warm. This game-day snack recipe takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish.

Game-Day Hero
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 15 mins


  • 1 large loaf of crusty Italian bread
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 large scallion, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1/2 pound sliced colby-Jack cheese or cheddar cheese

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degree F.

2. Slice bread in half lengthwise. Melt the butter and mix in the mustard, scallion, poppy seeds, horseradish and pepper. Brush over both sides of bread. Layer ham and cheese on bottom half and place other half of bread on top to form sandwich. Cut into 3-inch portions. Wrap up tightly in foil and bake at 350 degree F for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

3. Unwrap sandwich and serve.