Ham and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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6 ounces goat cheese

3 tablespoons pepitas (hulled green pumpkin seeds) or chopped almonds

Chipotle hot sauce

8 slices whole-grain sandwich bread, toasted

1/2 pound thinly sliced Black Forest ham

1 avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced

2 cups baby arugula or mixed baby greens

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

Potato salad, for serving (optional)


  1. Mash the goat cheese, pepitas and 2 to 3 teaspoons hot sauce in a bowl with a fork until combined. Spread the mixture evenly on 4 slices of bread, then top with the ham and avocado.
  2. Toss the arugula with the olive oil, a few dashes of hot sauce, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Add the arugula to the sandwiches and cover with the remaining bread. Serve with potato salad.