Parma Ham Open Sandwich

how to make parma ham open sandwich

This parma ham open sandwich recipe is inspired by my recent visit to Copenhagen. The open sandwich is very popular there, all the bars and pubs we have been to offer varies open sandwiches.  My best memories of the trip always involving sitting under the sun, drinking a pint of cold beer while snacking on super delicious and refreshing open sandwiches. To bring me back to that relaxing holiday mood, I recreate the open sandwich over the weekend. It has slight Spanish, or Italian twist to it because it involved parma ham, one of my all time favorite!

If you are Spanish, this recipe will be very familiar to you. At least this is what my Spanish husband said. Oliver oil, jamón (very similar toParma ham open sandwich parma ham) and bread combo is a very common snack/meal in Spain.

Just in case you are new here, printable recipe is at the bottom of the post, just scroll all the way down. A video version of this whole post is linked below. If you give it a thumbs up, you can lock the YouTube video. I put a lot of time and effort in the video, all I ask is a thumb up or a share.😉

Ingredients for parma ham open sandwich

[UK] Parma ham, bread, olive oil, tomato, mixed salad leaves, salt

[US] Parma ham, bread, olive oil, tomato, mixed salad leaves, salt

A few things that help

I recommend you to use baked hard bread rather than soft sandwiches bread. Oil olive will make the soft sandwich bread soggy.

Although you can use butter instead of olive oil, I do not recommend that. Just because it tastes less fresh with butter. Oliver oil has a special fresh taste to it, butter is softer and a lot creamier. Also,  if you want the extra kick, add some freshly grounded pepper.

Here is a video version of what I just wrote above 🙂 Watch it if you have unlimited internet or wifi. The printer-able recipe is at the bottom of the post.

Youtube Video – Parma Ham Open Sandwich

Have you read my previous recipe – Mince ‘N’ Tatties? That is a great budget food! Reminds me of the good university years!

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Parma ham open sandwich, a great alternative to the traditional sandwiches. Under 10 minutes to prepare, fresh and healthy. Great snack in the hot weather, great to pair with cold drinks.
under 10 mins parma ham recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 Tomato sliced
  • 2 Bread sliced in half
  • 1 pack Parma ham
  • Salt
  • Oliver oil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 Tomato sliced
  • 2 Bread sliced in half
  • 1 pack Parma ham
  • Salt
  • Oliver oil
under 10 mins parma ham recipe
Instructions
  1. Cut a bread into two halves, pour some olive oil onto the bread, spread the oil with a knife
  2. Put down a layer of sliced tomato, top with a layer of pama ham, and then some mixed salad leaves
  3. Finish with a pinch of salt, ready to serve
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