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Ploughman’s Sandwich

It’s a classic that needs no introduction: a ploughman’s sandwich is a firm lunchbox favourite that uses all the best ingredients. This super easy recipe squishes all the yumminess of a ploughman’s lunch into one scrummy sandwich. Thick slices of ham and cheddar cheese are layered with apple, lettuce, and pickle inside brown seeded bread – simple. And oh-so-tasty, too!  Find out how to make this hearty sandwich here.

To complete this tasty lunchbox meal, you can combine it with a number of different ingredients and snacks such as sweet mini muffins, cool pots of yoghurt, tangy fruit like satsumas, or colourful veggie sticks made from red pepper. Adding a few of these is a great way to get more fruit and vegetables in your diet.

Not sure how to make a ploughman’s sandwich? Follow the 3 simple steps in our ploughman’s sandwich recipeand you’ll have a hearty lunch without any fuss.


  1. Spread Flora on each slice of bread.
  2. Add the pickle to one of the slices of bread.
  3. Top with the apple, ham, cheese and lettuce and cover with a second slice of bread. Repeat to use all 4 slices of bread and create a double helping or stop here if you’re after a single ploughman’s sandwich.

When you’re done you can serve your ploughman’s sandwich with fresh fruit, a mini muffin, and a small yoghurt to help you on your way to a balanced diet. Our blueberry and lemon muffins are a great option if you want something with a similar mix of sharp, sweet flavours.

For more lunch-time inspiration, why not try our other sandwich recipes? Our tuna, celery and mayo wrap is the perfect creamy-crunchy combo while our classic tuna sarnies and beef rolls are great weekday staples or picnic foods that can be easily transformed by changing the type of bread.



~ Ploughman's sandwich ingredients ~

  • 4 slices seeded bread
  • 1 tablespoon pickle
  • 2 slices ham (thick slices are best)
  • 2 thick slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 apple, cored and sliced
  • 15 g lettuce leaves
  • 15 g Flora Original

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