Makes 24 sandwiches
1 cup pimento cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
4 English cucumbers, divided
8 ounces country ham, diced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 loaf pre-sliced cocktail bread
8 green olives with pimento, for garnish
- Combine pimento cheese, mayonnaise, and 1 seeded and diced cucumber in bowl of food processor. Blend until smooth.
- Transfer to small mixing bowl and fold in 1 seeded and diced cucumber and country ham. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Assemble double-decker ham salad sandwiches by layering bread, ham salad, bread, ham salad, bread. Thinly slice remaining cucumbers and place a slice and an olive atop each sandwich with a toothpick.
- From John Bettis, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky