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Ham, Gherkin and Cheese Braai Loaf
Prep 15 min
Cooking Times 35 min

Change up your regular braaied garlic loaf for this tangy, cheesy gherkin sub.


  • 125 ml (½ cup) Rhodes Quality Sweet and Sour Gherkins, chopped
  • 200 g sandwich ham, chopped
  • 2.5 ml (½ tsp) dried mixed herbs
  • 125 ml (½ cup) plain cream cheese
  • 10 ml (2 Tsp) Dijon mustard
  • 250 ml (1 cup) grated mozzarella cheese
  • 125 ml (½ cup) cheddar cheese
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 baguette
  • softened butter for spreading


  1. To make the filling, place the Rhodes Quality Sweet and Sour Gherkins, ham, herbs cream cheese and Dijon mustard together in a bowl and stir to mix.
  2. Stir in the remaining mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  3. Season the filling well.
  4. Cut the baguette into thick slices without cutting through the bottom of the loaf.
  5. Pull apart the slices gently and spread with butter.
  6. Smear the filling generously between each slice.
  7. Wrap the entire loaf in cooking foil.
  8. Bake in an oven preheated to 180ºC for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and open the foil and bake for a further ten minutes or until the bread is crispy and the filling melted and warm.
  10. Serve hot.

Cooking Tip

As a variation, leave the sandwich ham slices whole.


Serves 6 as a side

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