Ham and cheese focaccia with apricot mostarda

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

4 Servings

Ham and cheese focaccia with apricot mostarda

Ham and cheese focaccia with apricot mostarda.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.

The humble sandwich goes haute. Build a better sandwich with a few fresh ingredients and some creative upgrades.


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp dry mustard powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup dried apricots , halved
  • 1 cup dried figs , halved
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries , or cranberries
  • 1/4 cup sultana raisins
  • 8 thin slices focaccia bread
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mayonnaise , (Dijonnaise)
  • 250 g thinly sliced Black Forest ham
  • 4 slices fontina cheese , about 20 g each

Instructions

  • Combine honey with mustard, salt and 1/4 cup water in a saucepan and set over high. Bring to a boil, then stir in dried fruits. Cook until fruit is slightly softened, about 2 min. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • Spread foccacia slices with Dijonnaise. Layer ham and fontina on 4 slices of foccacia. Top each with mostarda and sandwich with remaining foccacia.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 538,
  • Protein
  • 25 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 81 g,
  • Fat
  • 13 g,
  • Fibre
  • 7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1656 mg.

Storage Tip:

Mostarda will keep well in the fridge for up to 1 week. Reheat on stovetop, or microwave for 1 min.