Ham Salad Tea Sandwich Stackers

Ham Salad Tea Sandwich Stackers

These Ham Salad Tea Sandwich Stackers are a delightful treat.

Ham Salad Tea Sandwich Stackers
Yield: 12
  • 6 slices wheat bread, frozen
  • 6 slices pumpernickel bread, frozen
  • 6 slices white bread, frozen
  • ¼ pound sliced deli ham, cut into 12 (2-inch) rounds
  • 1 recipe Creamy Ham Salad (recipe follows)
  • 1 recipe Watercress Pesto (recipe follows)
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • Garnish: fresh tarragon
  1. Using a 2-inch round cutter, cut two rounds from each frozen bread slice, discarding scraps. Cover bread shapes with damp paper towels, and let bread thaw at room temperature.
  2. Layer 1 wheat-bread round, 1 ham round, 1½ tablespoons Creamy Ham Salad, 1 pumpernickel-bread round, 1 tablespoon Watercress Pesto, 1 whitebread round, and 1 egg slice. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  3. Secure stacks with wooden skewers.
  4. Garnish with fresh tarragon, if desired.
  5. Serve immediately.

Creamy Ham Salad
Yield: 2½ cups
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cubed ham, drained
  • 1 cup grated Gruyère cheese
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
  1. In the work bowl of a food processor, combine ham, cheeses, and mustard. Pulse until chunky. Transfer to an airtight container, and refrigerate until needed, up to 5 days.

Watercress Pesto
Yield: 1 cup
  • ¼ cup pecans, toasted
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups loosely packed watercress
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup lemon-scented olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. In the work bowl of a food processor, combine pecans and garlic. Pulse until smooth. Add watercress, cheese, oil, and salt, pulsing until smooth.
  2. Use immediately.

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