Fried ham and cheese sandwiches

A comforting meal filled with oozy cheese and salty ham. Yum.
 

Recipe from: 17 May 2010
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 5 min
 
 

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.
 

Read more on: dairy  |  grill  |  sauté
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Carving meat
Always allow your roast to rest for 5 to 15 minutes before carving so that the juices can be reabsorbed and the meat presents an even surface when sliced. Use a short- or long-bladed knife, and a two-pronged carving fork with a guard. To prevent the meat from losing juice, steady it with the flat of the fork, rather than piercing.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 

Today's Easy Weekday Meal

 
Monday
Lemon, zucchini and chilli carbonara
This is a fresh and light pasta that is perfect for Spring or Summer.
Prep time:  15 min
Cooking time:  15 min
See this week's meals
 
 
 

We're talking about ...

 
Braai with the Best
Watch and learn from the Checkers braai experts.
 

Restaurants

 
Nu Health Food Cafe ( Green Point)

Experience natural goodness and embrace the healthier you at the new Nü Health Food Café.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Lifetime Opportunity

Roodepoort
New East Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd
R5 000 - R28 000 Per Month

Lifetime Opportunity

Johannesburg CBD
New East Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd
R5 000 - R28 000 Per Month

Lifetime Opportunity

Johannesburg CBD
New East Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd
R5 000 - R28 000 Per Month

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Up to 20% off Russell Hobbs coffee machines

Listen up coffeeholics, save up to 20% on Russell Hobbs coffee machines at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R299

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R299. Buy now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.