Bikini Sandwich

spanish bikini sandwich
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spanish bikini sandwich

Bikini Sandwich

Denise Campos
A staple snack from Barcelona. Looks like an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich, but it's so much more than that. Cheese, cold cut, arugula, truffle spread...what more could you ask for?
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Barcelona, Bocadillo, Catalan, Sandwich, Snack, Spain, Spanish
Cuisine Catalan, Spanish
Servings 1 -2 people
Calories 724.1 kcal


  • 2 slices Bread sliced
  • 15 g Jamón serrano
  • 12 g Chorizo Pamplona
  • 15 g Chorizo Salchichon
  • 16 g Cheese Manchego
  • 2 slices Cheese Cheddar (sliced/singles)
  • 25 g Arugula finely chopped
  • 10 g Butter unsalted, cubed in half
  • 10 g Truffle paste
  • 20 g Cream cheese


  • Mix together the truffle paste and cream cheese. Set aside.
  • On a slice of bread, spread some of the truffle cream cheese, lay a slice of cheese and the arugula.
  • Layer the jamon and chorizo alternately.
  • On the other slice of bread, spread again the truffle cream cheese and another slice of Manchego.
  • In a saute pan, drop a chunk of butter and let it melt. Once it's melted, put the sandwich and press using a plate or anything that has weight. Toast until golden brown. Flip the sandwich, drop some more butter and repeat.
  • When finished toasting, put the sandwich on a cutting board, slice in to halves or quarters, and lastly, ENJOY!


Calories: 724.1kcal
Keyword bikini sandwich, bikini sandwich barcelona, spanish bikini sandwich
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