The Slim Jim Sandwich My Way

READY IN: 15mins


  • 2
    hoagie rolls, split and lightly toasted
  • 4
    slices tomatoes
  • 6
    ounces of very thinly sliced brown sugar ham (i used two 3 ounce packages of hillshire deli selects lunch meat)
  • 2
    slices swiss cheese, cut in half making 4 pieces
  • 4
    teaspoons thousand island dressing, divided
  • 4
    dill pickle slices (optional)


  • On top halves of toasted buns, spread each with two teaspoons of salad dressing; set aside.
  • On a microwave safe plate, separate ham slices and heat through.
  • Divide ham into two equal portions on the plate.
  • Cover each portion with 2 slices of cheese overlapping each other.
  • Heat until cheese is slightly melted.
  • On bottom half of each bun, place in this order, 2 lettuce leaves, 2 tomato slices overlapping each other.
  • Place cheese covered ham over tomato slices.
  • Top with remaining bun. Cut sandwich on the slant (if you really want it to look like the real thing, put two pickle slices, one on each half and stick a toothpick in each pickle).