Mini Ham, Swiss, Rye Sandwiches with Cranberry Onion Relish

Mini Ham, Swiss, Rye Sandwiches with Cranberry Onion Relish

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"If you run out of time to assemble the sandwiches, simply set out the spiral-cut ham along with the relish, mustard and rye bread, and let people assemble their own."
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50 m servings 114 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 389 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions; saute until well-browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Add rosemary and cloves; continue to saute until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Stir in cranberry sauce, and simmer until heated through. Remove from heat and set aside. (Cranberry-Onion Relish can be cooled, covered and refrigerated up to 2 weeks ahead.)
  2. To assemble: Working in batches, lay breads on a work surface and spread with about 1/4 tsp. mustard and 1 tsp. cranberry relish. Top half the breads with a portion of ham, cheese and arugula (optional), then the remaining bread slice. Halve each sandwich on the diagonal, sticking each half with a toothpick. (Sandwiches can be covered with a damp paper towel and plastic wrap and can remain at room temperature for 2 hours.)


  • Copyright 2006 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.


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These mini sammys are the perfect snack, appy or accompanyment to soup. The relish is delicious, cranberry is the perfect flavor accomanyment to ham. A great recipe any time of year. Love this ...

Fantastic recipe!!!! I was searching for a great mini sandwich idea to make for my parents 50th anniversary party. I have to tell you, big big hit. The relish really makes this, I used about 4 T...

I found this recipe because I was looking to replicate a cranberry onion jam I had in a restaurant. I don't eat ham but the relish was perfect for turkey sandwiches.

Nothing special. I was invited to an indoor "picnic" party and did a trial run and see no reason to make again. I don't think it is even worth trying again, with adjustments.

WOW, I am such a dodo bird! Lol I gave this Sammie a face but forgot to tell you how Terrific it was!! Lol I obviously made a regular sandwich. I everything on hand and I was hungry;) The sweet,...

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