Grilled Ham and Gruyere Sandwiches

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    slices white peasant bread or 8 slices whole wheat sourdough bread
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 8
    ounces gruyere cheese, thinly sliced
  • 8
    ounces thinly sliced smoked ham (such as Black Forest)
  • 2 -4
    tomatoes, thinly sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spread one side of each bread slice with the butter.
  • On a clean work surface, place 4 slices buttered-side down.
  • Divide the cheese and ham among those 4 slices.
  • Place the remaining 4 slices of bread on top, buttered-side up.
  • 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.
  • Cut each sandwich in half; slide in 1 or 2 tomato slices and serve hot.
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