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Horseradish, Cheddar and Smoked Salmon Toasted Sandwich

I’m not really one for sandwiches unless they are homemade and I have packed them full of flavourful ingredients.  Toasted sandwiches are my favourite.  I love when the cheese slowly oozes out and forms strings of cheesy deliciousness as you bite into to the sandwich and pull away.  Toasted sandwiches are really popular and one of my favourites has smoked salmon, mature cheddar and horseradish sauce.  Not only is it full of flavour but, as I use seeded wholemeal bread you get the added goodness of the nutrients from the seeds as well as the fibre from the bread.  The salmon is high in protein and vitamins B and D. Salmon also contains omega 3 fatty acids so has been linked to reducing the risk of heart disease and Alzheimer’s.

There are days that I am rushed off my feet but of course need to eat a healthy and tasty lunch but don’t have much time to prepare one. It’s great to know that in the matter of a few minutes I can have a tasty meal ready to eat.  Here is my quick and simple recipe for my

Horseradish, Cheddar and Smoked Salmon Toasted Sandwich

Serves 1


2 Slices of Wholemeal bread (I used frozen)

2 slices of mature cheddar approx 50g in total

3 slices of smoked salmon

2.5-3 tsp horseradish sauce

A handful of salad leaves as a garnish


Preheat oven to 200 degrees. (Fan oven, 210 degrees for a conventional oven)

Toast the bread at the lowest heat if you are using frozen bread.  If you are using fresh bread skip the toasting part.

Slice the cheese and place this in the centre of the bread.

Fold the salmon slices and place on the bread making sure the whole slice is covered evenly.

Spoon the horseradish sauce onto the slice of bread, spread it evenly and place that slice of the bread sauce down onto the salmon.

Cut the sandwich diagonally and place it onto a foiled baking tray with a space between them to allow the hot air to circulate and the cheese to melt faster.

Cook for approximately 5 minutes or until the cheese starts melting and then remove from the oven and serve.

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This Post Has 59 Comments

  1. I need this in my life!

  2. Oh this sounds delicious and healthy, not something I would normally think of but a great idea to try

  3. I am the same. I much prefer homemade sandwiches as they taste more fresh. Yours looks tasty x

  4. I love sandwiches with lots of melty cheese and delicious flavor as well. This one looks so yummy and healthy too, with the seeded bread and all of the wonderful benefits of salmon. This would be a fantastic quick lunch x

  5. I do think sandwiches can be so boring, so nice to see a sandwich with a twist. I don’t have salmon often enough so i’m keen to try this x

  6. I wouldn’t have thought of this combo but it looks great! Thanks for the recipe!

  7. Yum its not a combination id of thought to put together but I definitely need to as I bet it really is delicious.

  8. Looks lovely, i was eating salmon and cheese bagels yesterday, must try this!

  9. Now I really wish i had some salmon in my fridge because that would be a perfect lunch for me today! I wouldn’t think to out that together – looks delish.

  10. I’m not a huge fan of horseradish but smoked salmon is one of my favourites x

  11. This looks so good! I’ve got a massive craving for smoked salmon now! x

  12. Oh i love the ingredients you have here but never tried all together. The sandwich looks delicious, I agree i love the yummy runny stringy cheesy bit, yum. I must give this a try x

  13. this is something my husband would try without the sauce x

  14. This sounds fab. It’s nowhere near lunch time and i’m starving already!

  15. Hmmm tasty!! I’m a huge fan of toasties, seem to be more filling somehow and this would be good with some soup!!

  16. Ooh this looks delicious! I adore anything that involves melted cheese so this post has now made me crave a toastie.

  17. I have to say these are combinations that I would never usually think of putting together, but it has got my taste buds working and sounds delicious x

  18. I’m not a fan of smoked salmon (I’m funny with textures!) but that toastie looks amazing! My favourite toastie has to be the chicken and bacon one from Costa Coffee… okay, not homemade, but it’s so nice!

  19. I don’t really like salmon but my parents love it. Going to pass this recipe on to them!

  20. Snap 🙂 I’m not a fan of sandwiches unless it’s homemade and I pack it full of delicious ingredients.

  21. I have never had horseradish and smoked salmon together, but I can imagine how they would go so well on a sandwich together.

  22. I love a toasted sandwich! If this was on burgen bread it would work brilliantly with my gestational diabetes!

  23. This looks really tasty. I don’t really like Horseradish so i’d probably make it without that. Great easy receipe for lunch! xo

  24. Ohh I love how the cheese melts on the bread. I’ll try to do this at home for my snack or breakfast.

  25. Well, you just can’t beat a cheese toast can you? And made all tiger better by adding salmon and horseradish sauce – I would never have thought of this combination so thank you for the inspiration!

  26. I must say,thas is deffo my kind of sarni.off to get ingrediants now nom nom nom

    1. Lol. Glad you liked it John I ill try and do a few more when I get a chance 😉

  27. Sounds interesting and worth a try I’m a big fan of a nice sandwich

    1. Me too especially this one.

  28. Mmm Going to have this at lunch looks delicious simple but nice

    1. Yes simplicity is the key but also taste is important and this is yummy!

  29. Yum! Totally agree that toasting takes sandwiches to a whole new level, and these flavour combinations sound perfect.

  30. I love a really nice toasted sandwich and this looks delicious

  31. I hate horseradish with a vengeance. I can’t understand how anyone could eat it! However, the rest of the ingredients are ones I love, so I would try this without the dreaded ingredient.

    1. Lol, it does add to the meal but you can of course omit it if you prefer or add a little Dijon.

  32. It looks delicious. more like a deli sandwich than a dinner time treat.

  33. I don’t know why I’ve never thought of adding horseradish to smoked salmon. Now that you’ve made me think about it I can see how well they’d go together! Thanks for the inspiration

  34. I have to say your photo made this look really yummy although I’m not at all a salmon person but my husband would love something like this! I never even thought about putting salmon in a a toasty before!

  35. Looks lovely, but I really dont like salmon, would need to find an alternative.

  36. Oh yum! I’d never have thought of making a toastie with salmon! I’ve made it before with tuna though and really enjoyed it xxx

  37. Oohh this sounds super tasty! I love the heat of horseradish!

  38. What a delicious combination of flavours. I would be trying this sandwich! 🙂

  39. I actually want this sandwich – right now! I love salmon and we will be making this.

  40. I’m a big fan of a well put together sandwich but I would never have thought of putting cheddar cheese and smoked salmon together … two of my favourite fillings!

  41. Looks like a really tasty sandwich but i’d remove the horseradish

  42. ohhh I’m starving love this recipe so much, will need to try it over the weekend! L x

  43. Looks a good snacks for me, I love this kind of sandwich, I would give it a try

    1. It is very tasty. I made it yesterday and added a little red onion too, yum!

  44. drooling here. this would definitely curb my craving right now. i need all the cheese

    1. It’s really quick to make which is great.

  45. Wholemeal bread all the way for me – so much more appealing than white! Homemade sandwiches can fill you up and last all the way through the after – much more nutritious than shop bought too.

  46. I love smoked salmon but my husband hates it.

    1. That’s a shame, why not try using beef for him instead x

  47. Like the simplicity of this sandwich – think hubby would love it too.

  48. I think this is a very very aquired taste, maybe I will be brave enough to try it !

    1. Go on be adventurous it pays off 😉

  49. Im not a fan of smoked salmon, however this LOOKS so niceeeeeee and has inspired my lunch today. I am going to do it with ham!! Xx

    1. That will work well too. Hope you enjoyed it.

  50. This sounds amazing, I’d love to try it, I’d just leave the horseradish out as im not a fan of it xxx

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