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.
- Spread Flora on each slice of bread.
- Add the pickle to one of the slices of bread.
- 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