Southwestern Sandwiches

From the Recipe Shoebox.

The ingredients:
1 can (4.25-oz) chopped olives
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup chopped green onions
8 slices Italian bread (or whatever kind you prefer)
1 lb. thinly sliced ham or turkey
2 medium tomatoes
2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and sliced
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions:   In a bowl, combine olives, chili powder, cumin, and salt; set aside 2 tablespoons.  Add the mayo, sour cream, and onions to the remaining olive mixture.  Place bread on ungreased baking sheet; spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture on each slice.  Top with meat, then tomatoes.  Spread with another tablespoon of mayonnaise mix.  Top with avocados and cheeses.  Sprinkle with reserved olive mixture.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until heated through.  Makes 8 servings.  Enjoy!
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