Pressed Ham and Cheese

Here is a gourmet spin on a favorite comfort food—the grilled cheese sandwich.

Serves: 1Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 3 oz. prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1 slice Gruyère cheese
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Make sandwich with bread, ham, cheese, and mustard and place into buttered pan. Place a second heavy pan on top of the sandwich.
  • Cook sandwich for 2–3 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and the bread is golden brown.

Recipe Information

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 3 oz. prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1 slice Gruyère cheese
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Make sandwich with bread, ham, cheese, and mustard and place into buttered pan. Place a second heavy pan on top of the sandwich.
  • Cook sandwich for 2–3 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and the bread is golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat11g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium600mg
Total Carbohydrate28g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars3g
Protein42g