Ham Sandwiches with Broccoli and Cheese

Madeleine Cocina
Ham Sandwiches with Broccoli and Cheese


Cheese makes everything better. It is decadent, creamy and altogether dreamy. These Ham Sandwiches with Broccoli and Cheese are perfect for a hearty weeknight dinner. They take 25 minutes to prepare and minutes to devour. Pair this savory sandwich with your favorite side dish and be whisked into a celebration of taste. We hope you and your loved ones enjoy this hearty and rich sandwich as much as we do.


  • 1 broccoli (head)
  • 5 slices ham (or turkey)
  • 1/2 cup cheese (shredded)
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil
  • 4 slices bread (preferably whole wheat.)


  1. 1Steam the broccoli in a small pot until it becomes soft. Drain and set aside.
  2. 2Finely chop the ham or turkey and broccoli and place them in a bowl. Add the cheese, and pinches of garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3Heat up a grill, toaster oven, or grill pan on low-medium heat. Make sure to cover the grill with vegetable oil or cooking spray.
  4. 4Begin preparing the sandwiches by adding the ingredients on a slice of bread. Make sure to add a slice of cheese on top of the ingredients and place the second slice of bread on top.
  5. 5If you are using a stovetop grill, place something heavy on top of the sandwich to help it grill or toast better. You may use a somewhat heavy casserole dish or large bowl to press the sandwich down.
  6. 6Grill each side for 3 to 4 minutes. Make sure to flip the sandwiches to toast both sides.
  7. 7Once both sides are grilled, the sandwiches are ready to serve.
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