Ham and Pimiento-Cheese Sandwich Ring

Blogger Stacey Little from Southern Bite shares his version of a crowd-pleasing sandwich ring with a Southern twist.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
cans Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
3
tablespoons mayonnaise
1
tablespoon pickle juice
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1
block (8 oz) sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)
1
jar (4 oz) diced pimiento, drained
1
lb sliced smoked ham
4
large leaves leaf lettuce
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked
2
tomatoes, sliced
1/2
medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove dough from both cans; do not unroll. Place in pan in a circle; pinch ends together to seal into 1 ring.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, 30 to 40 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, pickle juice, onion powder, shredded cheese and pimiento until mixture is combined. Refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwich ring.
  • 5 Carefully slice cooled bread ring in half horizontally. Top bottom ring of bread with ham. Layer lettuce, bacon, tomatoes and onion over ham. Spread cheese-pimiento mixture on top half of bread ring. Place top ring on bottom ring.

Expert Tips

This recipe tastes just as good with turkey, if you prefer.

Not a fan of pimiento? Simply leave them out and make a cheese spread with the other ingredients.