Ham and Cheese Melt (Tosta Mista)

Tosta Mista is a signature Portuguese Ham and Cheese melt. It is very similar to a typical ham and cheese sandwich, with slight variations in ingredients and the way its made. This version uses crusty signature Portuguese style bread rolls covered with some oregano to make a delicious snack that is simple and easy to make anytime.

*Serves 2*
2 Portuguese style bread rolls
1 tablespoon butter
4 pieces of sliced cheese
4 slices of ham
1 teaspoon chopped oregano
1 egg, beaten
Salt and pepper to taste
1) Cut the rolls in halves and spread the butter on both inside parts of the bread.
2) Fill them with the ham, cheese, and salt and pepper to taste.
3) Now brush the tops of the rolls with the beaten egg and cover with the oregano.
4) On a baking sheet, place the sandwiches in the oven at 355 degrees fahrenheit.
5) Let then cook for 15-20 minutes or until they are golden brown and the cheese is melting slightly off the sides.
6) Remove from the oven and serve while hot.

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