Food beauty of deviled ham tea sandwiches, as seen on Food Network’s Trisha’s Southern Kitchen Season 13
Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Deviled Ham Tea Sandwiches

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 16 tea sandwiches



  1. Add the ham, cream cheese, mayo, parsley, mustard, Worcestershire, pepper, okra brine and shallot to a food processor and pulse until you have a pastelike consistency. (You can make this ahead and store in an airtight container, refrigerated, until ready to serve.)
  2. Spread 1/4 cup deviled ham over a piece of white bread. Top with a slice of pumpernickel bread to form a black-and-white sandwich. Repeat to form 8 sandwiches total. Gently trim the crusts of the sandwiches. Cut each sandwich on the bias to form 2 triangular tea sandwiches. Serve immediately.

Cook’s Note

Deviled ham is a Southern classic! Some people like to put relish in their deviled ham spread, but I use a special ingredient instead: Pickled okra! The okra gives this spread a pop of acid that is unique and delicious.