Grilled Ham and Gruyere Sandwiches

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

This is a classic grilled cheese dressed up with some smoked ham and gruyere.

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  • 8 slice white peasant bread or 8 slice whole wheat sourdough bread
  • 29.58-44.37 ml butter, at room temperature
  • 226.79 g gruyere cheese, thinly sliced
  • 226.79 g thinly sliced smoked ham (such as Black Forest)
  • 2-4 tomatoes, thinly sliced


  1. Spread one side of each bread slice with the butter.
  2. On a clean work surface, place 4 slices buttered-side down.
  3. Divide the cheese and ham among those 4 slices.
  4. Place the remaining 4 slices of bread on top, buttered-side up.
  5. Heat a grill pan or a 12-inch skillet with a lid over medium heat until warm. Place the sandwiches in the skillet (in batches if necessary) and cook, covered, 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until cheese melts and bread is golden brown.
  6. Cut each sandwich in half; slide in 1 or 2 tomato slices and serve hot.