sandwich de miga
Sándwich de Miga (Sándwich Olímpico)
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Sándwich de miga (or sándwich olímpico) is a delicious multi-layer sandwich very popular in Uruguay, Argentina and Chile.
Course: Main Course, Sandwich
Cuisine: Argentinian, Chilean, Uruguayan
Servings: 6 sandwiches
Author: Renards Gourmets
  • 2 lb white bread (without the crust)
  • 10 oz. ham , sliced thinly
  • 10 oz. cheese (Gruyere or Emmental), sliced thinly
  • A few lettuce leaves , cut into thin strips
  • 3 tomatoes , sliced
  • 1 can red bell peppers , drained, dried and cut into thin strips
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs , roughly grated or sliced
  • Salt
  • 5 oz. mayonnaise
  • 1 small lime , squeezed
  1. In a bowl, whisk the lemon juice and mayonnaise. If the preparation seems too liquid, add a little more mayonnaise.
  2. Place each of the sandwich ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Place a slice of bread on a clean, dry surface and spread some mayonnaise.
  4. Place a slice of ham and a few strips of lettuce on top and add a second slice of bread.
  5. Spread mayonnaise on the second slice and garnish with a slice of cheese and a few strips of peppers.
  6. Brush the cheese surface with a little mayonnaise and place a third slice of bread on top.
  7. Spread mayonnaise on the third slice of bread and place the pieces of hard-boiled eggs and two slices of tomatoes on top. Season with salt.

  8. Finally put on a fourth slice of bread.
  9. Lay a wooden board onto the sandwich to press on it lightly.