This recipe for Ham and Orange Tea Sandwiches
I have prepared this easy, delicious, open-faced sandwich of several occasions.
The photo above was taken during the sandwich-making process at the Berea Health Ministry Fundraiser Tea
for 140 guests in October, 2010.
Ham and Orange Tea Sandwiches by Shelley and Bruce Richardson
16 slices pumpernickel bread
2 cups ground cooked lean ham
1/2 cup finely-chopped celery
6 Tablespoons mayonnaise
32 mandarin orange sections
Combine ham, celery, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Mix well. Remove crusts from each slice of bread and cuto into diamond shapes. Spread a layer of ham mixture over each slice of bread and garnish with fresh parsley and orange sections. Makes 32 open-faced sandwiches.
Note: from Linda — I have used deli ham for this amount. I always spread my bread with a thin layer of softened butter before adding the ham spread and I cut my bread in rectangle slices for convenience when making large quantities. Be sure to drain the orange sections before placing on the sandwich.
I recommend the Richardson's TEA 101 Seminar to anyone planning to open a tea room.