Fried ham and cheese sandwiches

Recipe from: 17 May 2010
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 5 min
 
A comforting meal filled with oozy cheese and salty ham. Yum.
 
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 4
    slices of white bread, sliced reasonably thickly
  • 2
    slices of swiss ham (of your own choice)
  • 2
    thick slices emmenthaler cheesee
  • 2
    slices gruyere cheese
  • 2
    extra large eggs
  • enough unsalted butter for spreading
  • Extra virgin olive oil
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Spread 1 slice of bread with soft butter and the second slice with mustard.

Place 1 slice of ham, 1 slice emmenthaler and 1 slice gruyere cheese on one side and press the sandwich together tightly.

Dip sandwich into beaten egg.

Repeat for second sandwich.

Melt the butter and olive oil in large heavy bottomed pan and fry the sandwiches on each side until golden brown and cheese is melting.

Serve hot.
 

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