Jamón Serrano and Manchego Cheese Sandwich

Bocadillo de Jamón Serrano y Queso Manchego

Whenever we arrive in Barajas airport in Madrid, we immediately head over to one of the many cafes and order a café con leche, then a delicious bocadillo de jamón with thin slices of Serrano ham and Manchego cheese on a fresh baguette. Add some extra virgin olive oil and piquillo peppers for a sandwich that is quintessentially Spanish - fresh, simple and delicious!

Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 min. [PT10M]

Cook Time: 0 min.[PT0M]


1 loaf of freshly baked Galician bread
6 ounces thinly sliced Jamón Serrano
6 ounces thinly sliced Manchego cheese
1 jar wood fire roasted piquillo peppers (optional)
Extra virgin olive oil


Slice baguette lengthwise.

Drizzle olive oil over interior of baguette.

Arrange thin slices of jamón serrano on bottom half of baguette, followed by thin slices of Manchego cheese, then piquillo peppers (optional).

Cut into 2 pieces and serve.

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