Grilled Pear and Blue Cheese Sandwich

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

This recipe, adapted from one from Maytag Dairy Farms, is really upscale American comfort food.

Top Review by MA HIKER

I adore salads with Pears & Blue Cheese - so this sounded wonderful! I was in a rush today, so I toasted up one sandwich and brought it on a hike with me. Wonderful wonderful - what a treat after a strenuous 2 hours! And my 11 year old daughter (who saw me making it and knew it was some kind of pear sandwich) wanted to try a bite - she loved it and wanted another bite (I had brought her PB & J) and wants me to make it for her for lunch tomorrow! I'll do that & take a picture too! I won't tell her it has BLUE cheese though!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss cheeses together in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Place bread slices on a work surface.
  3. Spread 1 teaspoon of the butter on each of 4 bread slices; set aside.
  4. Arrange pear slices evenly on the unbuttered slices.
  5. Top with the cheese; top with the greens, then the buttered slice of bread.
  6. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons of the butter in a skillet over medium heat, or prepare a panini pan.
  7. Add sandwiches to pan; heat, turning once, pressing with a spatula to flatten, until cheese melts and bread browns, about 3 minutes per side.

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