New York Pastrami Toasted Sandwich with Pickled Beans

Published 10th May, 2021

Cuisine: Australian   Serves: 4

Preparation: 20 Mins   Cooking: 10 Mins


  • 8 Slices Pane Di Casa
  • Butter
  • Dijon Mustard
  • 400 gm New York Pastrami, sliced
  • 200 gm Mozzarella Cheese, sliced
  • Black Pepper

Quick Pickled Chilli & Garlic Green Beans

  • 400gm Green Beans
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, sliced
  • 4 tbls White Sugar
  • 2 tbls Sea Salt
  • 2 Cups Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 tbls Coriander Seeds
  • 2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • Fresh Dill Fronds


  1. Preheat oven to 180℃. Toast the bread, spread the bread with butter, on the bottom piece spread a liberal amount of Dijon mustard, layer on the New York pastrami top with the mozzarella cheese. Place on a tray lined with baking paper, put in the oven and cook until the cheese has melted. Top with the sliced pickled beans.
  2. For the beans, choose two jars that are fairly tall for the beans, wash the jars well and sterilise with boiling water, set aside to dry while you prepare the beans.
  3. Remove the stalks from the beans and steam over boiling water until they are just cooked, remove from the steamer and plunge into iced water to cool, once cooled drain very well.
  4. Place the apple cider vinegar, water, sugar and sea salt into a bowl, whisk all ingredients together until the sugar and salt have dissolved.
  5. Place the beans standing upright into the jars (best packed in tightly) add the sliced garlic, dill fronds, coriander seeds and chilli flakes to the jars. Pour over the vinegar mixture, filling the jars to the top so that all of the beans are covered and allow to sit at room temperature for one hour. Place in the fridge until required. Allow 12 hours before eating.