1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
8 slices Italian bread, 1/2 inch thick
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2 pound thinly sliced cooked ham (from deli)
1 medium apple, peeled, thinly sliced
1 cup arugula
4 thin slices onion, if desired
4 slices (1 ounce each) Swiss cheese
In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and garlic.
Spread 1 side of each bread slice with butter; spread mayonnaise mixture on unbuttered side.
On each of 4 bread slices, buttered sides down, layer ham, apple, arugula, onion, cheese and remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.
Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes.
Place sandwiches in hot skillet; cook uncovered 6 to 9 minutes, turning once, until bread is crisp and cheese is melted.