Belegte Brot (Open-faced Sandwich with variations)

Carolyn Haas


Popular in Germany, we had these type of sandwiches on Sundays after church. Also customary to serve in Austria.


★★★★★ 4 votes

5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 slice
    hearty white bread
  • 1 Tbsp
    cheese/butter (mix even parts softened butter with shredded cheese)
  • 3-4 slice
    thinly cut black-forest ham
  • 1 Tbsp
    mango chutney
  • ·
    parsley, for garnish

How to Make Belegte Brot (Open-faced Sandwich with variations)


  1. Layer ingredients in order on the bread.
    Garnish with parsley.
    1.hearty white bread, horseradish butter, smoked salmon slices, pickle slices, garnish with chives and lemon wedge.
    2.whole grain bread, salami, fried egg, salt and pepper to taste, sliced green olives
    3. whole grain bread, butter, slices of hard boiled egg, slice of radish on each egg, sea salt, garnish with chopped green onion
    4. whole-grain black/dark rye bread, smear with liver sausage fresh or smoked, garnish with slices of dill pickles.

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About Belegte Brot (Open-faced Sandwich with variations)

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: German

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