Corned Beef, Mustard & Winter Coleslaw Sandwiches

  • Corned Beef, Mustard & Winter Coleslaw Sandwiches

Corned Beef, Mustard & Winter Coleslaw Sandwiches


(makes 40 cocktail-size, club sandwiches)
Photo:  Andrew Gorrie "The Dominion Post"

30 slices white sandwich bread

250g butter (softened) (you may not use it all)

7 + 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

300g Mayonnaise {our recipe for Sandwich Mayonnaise is on our website}

1/3 recipe Corned Beef (very thinly sliced)

1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Winter Coleslaw


· On a clean work surface lay all bread slices in three rows of 10.

· Lightly butter all bread slices and spread 10 slices with mustard.

· Generously spread 20 slices with mayonnaise.

· Cover mustard topped bread with corned beef in a single layer. Season with pepper.

· Cover corned beef with second slice of bread, mayonnaise facing downwards.

· Butter top side of bread and spread with mayonnaise. Cover each sandwich with 30g (1/2-cup loosely packed) Winter Coleslaw and top with last slice of bread, mayonnaise facing downwards.

· Cut off all crusts and cut each sandwich into four squares. An electric knife is a useful tool.

· Serve immediately or pack into a container lined with greaseproof paper and store in refrigerator till ready to serve or overnight. If layering sandwiches place greaseproof paper between layers.

Corned Beef


1.5kg piece of corned beef (rinsed)

250g (1large) onion (peeled & halved)

300g (2 medium) carrots (peeled & chopped)

170g (2 stalks) celery (washed & chopped)

3-4 black peppercorns

1 bay leaf


· Place corned beef into a large pot with enough cold water to cover corned beef. Add onion, carrots, celery, peppercorns and bay leaf.

· Place pot onto a high heat and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 90 minutes. Rest meat in cooking liquid for 15-20 minutes.

· Remove beef from cooking liquid and cool. Cover corned beef and refrigerate for up to three days.

Winter Coleslaw

(yields 300g)


150g (2 cups firmly packed) very thinly sliced red cabbage


1 stalk celery (thinly sliced)

3 radishes (stalks removed and julienned)

5 mint leaves (thinly sliced)


· In a large bowl combine red cabbage, celery, radishes and mint and toss to combine.