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Zapiekanka ~ Polish Open Faced Sandwich

Zapiekanka is a popular Polish open-face sandwich made of half a baguette or other long roll, topped with sautéed mushrooms, cheese, and can include other ingredients, toasted until the cheese melts, and served with ketchup.
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine Polish
Keyword Easy Sandwich Recipes, Open Sandwich
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Evening Snack, Holiday Special
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Sandwiches and Toasts, Street Food
Servings 2 people
Author Srivalli


  • 2 Dinner rolls

For the toppings

  • 1 /2 cup Onions
  • 1 /2 cup Capsicum
  • 1 /2 cup Corn
  • 1 / 4 cup Pizza Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to Taste
  • Red Chilies Flakes
  • 1 /2 cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 tsp Butter


How to make Zapiekanka ~ Polish Open Faced Sandwich

  • Heat a kadai with butter and saute the onions, capsicum and corn till done. Takes about 3 to 4 mins. Add salt and Red chili flakes.

Assembling the bread

  • Slit through the bread and apply the pizza sauce over it.
  • Top it with the fillings and add grated cheese all over.
  • Microwave for a minute depending on how the cheese melts.
  • Garnish with thick tomato ketchup right away.
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