Triple-decker beef & brie


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes1 open-face sandwich


  • 2 tbsp salsa, or mayonnaise

  • 1/2 tsp bottled horseradish

  • 1 or 2 slices bread

  • baby spinach, or mesclun greens (optional)

  • 3 thin slices deli roast beef, or ham, about 90 g

  • 1/2 pear, thinly sliced (optional)

  • 3 thin slices brie, about 30 g total

  • fresh-ground black pepper


  • In a small bowl, stir salsa with horseradish. Spread half over 1 slice of bread. Cover with a handful of spinach. Top with a slice of meat, folding to fit if necessary. Cover with pear slices, then top with another slice of meat. Top with 2 slices of brie, then cover with remaining slices of meat and brie.

  • Spoon remaining salsa mixture over brie, then generously sprinkle with pepper. Cover with another slice of bread, if you wish, or enjoy as an open-face sandwich. Tuck in and savour with a glass of red wine.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 277, Protein 26g, Carbohydrates 17.6g, Fat 11.6g, Fibre 1.4g, Sodium 1423mg.

Starving when you get home? Whip up this fab sandwich with leftover brie from a weekend get-together, and layer it with your favourite sliced deli meat and whatever greens are in the crisper. If you happen to have a ripe pear or apple, all the better!