Food Recipes French Ham and Cheese Sandwich 3.8 (97) A mixture of chopped cornichons, butter, Dijon mustard, and fresh tarragon gives this ham and cheese sandwich a French twist. By Lindsay Maitland Hunt Lindsay Maitland Hunt Lindsay Maitland Hunt is a food writer, editor, and cookbook author. Highlights: * Joined Real Simple as an editorial assistant, rose to associate food editor, and eventually to a three month stint as food and entertaining editor * Freelance recipe developer and food writer * Recipe developer and food writer for BuzzFeed * Released two cookbooks: Healthyish (2018) and Help Yourself (2020) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email A mixture of chopped cornichons, butter, Dijon mustard, and fresh tarragon gives this ham and cheese sandwich a French twist. Get the recipe: French Ham and Cheese Sandwich. Photo: Danny Kim Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 10 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ⅓ cup finely chopped cornichons 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature ¼ cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon black pepper 8 ounces sliced deli ham 4 ounces Comté or Gruyère, sliced 1 large baguette, split Directions Combine the cornichons, butter, mustard, tarragon, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Spread the pickle mixture on the baguette. Top with the ham and cheese. Cut into 4 sandwiches. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 547 Calories 24g Fat 54g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 547 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 83mg 28% Sodium 1711mg 74% Total Carbohydrate 54g 20% Total Sugars 4g Protein 28g Calcium 333mg 26% Iron 4mg 22% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.