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The Manwich: the perfect roast beef sandwich

This is the perfect roast beef sandwich - an ideal way to use up leftover roast beef. Rocket is a great partner for fiery horseradish and delicious beef.

Roast beef sandwich
The 'Manwich': roast beef with peppery rocket and horseradish




  • 6 thin slices wholegrain bread
  • 4 slices leftover roasted beef
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 bag rocket
  • 2 tbsp hot creamed horseradish


Roast beef is Sunday lunch classic but can leave a lot of leftovers, especially when there are only two of you. Never fear, however, as leftover roast beef can make a delicious sandwich filling.

This sandwich, known as the 'Manwich', makes a fantastic quick lunch. It is made like a club sandwich, with three slices of bread - but if that is too much for your appetite simpy adjust to suit your own requirements.

  • Butter the slices of wholerain bread.
  • Layer like a club sandwich with half of the ingredients starting with bread, then beef, tomato, bread, beef, horseradish, rocket then bread.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients for a second sandwich.

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