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French Ham and Butter Sandwich ( Jambon Beurre )

A classic French sandwich that's perfect for a picnic or a busy weeknight dinner
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: French
Servings: 1 sandwich
Author: Basil and Bubbly


  • loaf French Baguette
  • 2 Tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 3 ounces sliced ham
  • 2 ounces Comte cheese you may sub Gruyere if necessary


  • Slice the baguette in half lengthwise.
  • Slather the butter on the bottom half.
  • Layer the ham and cheese on top of the butter, and cap off with the top piece of bread. Serve ( optionally ) with good quality French mustard on the side.