The Santa Fe Sammy

By Christian R – vaughan, ON
The Santa Fe Sammy
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15
  • Servings: 1-2

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About this Recipe

This "Sammy" is full of creamy avocado, gooey cheese and spicy salsa.
Toasted and hot, this "Sammy" feeds any hungry meat lovers!


2 tbsp spicy hot salsa, mild or medium can be used
1/4 cup shredded havarti cheese or jalapeno havarti
4 -6 slices Maple Leaf Natural Selection chicken or turkey slices
4 -6 Maple Leaf Ham, honey or smoked cut very thin
1 small avocado
2 slices multigrain Dempsters bread
1 tbsp butter or margarine


1. Mix cheese and salsa in a small bowl.
2. Spread butter on one slice of bread.
3. Place butter side down in a preheated skillet on medium heat.
4. Spread half of the cheese mixture over the slice.
5. Layer the chicken slices over the salsa.
6. Then the avocado. Then layer the ham over top. Top it with the remaining cheese mixture.
7. Butter one side of the remaining slice of bread. Place butter side up on sandwich press down firmly.
8. When bottom piece of bread is golden brown, flip the sandwich with a spatula, browning the top piece of bread for 1-2 minutes on medium heat, melting the cheese.
9. Slice into 2 or 4 pieces


This can be made ahead and popped in the oven to toast.
Can be eaten hot or room temperature

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