Savory, Herbed Grilled Cheese French Toast

TROY RAY

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Serves:

2 to 4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

8 slice
french bread or sourdough bread, thickly sliced

BATTER

1/2 c
buttermilk
2
eggs, at room temperature & well beaten
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
thyme, leaves, minced
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1/4 tsp
white pepper
1 pinch
cayenne pepper

FILLING

1/2 to 3/4 c
sharp cheddar, finely grated
1/4 to 1/2 c
fontina cheese, finely grated
3 Tbsp
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted at room temperature

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a casserole dish, combine the buttermilk, beaten eggs, salt, pepper, thyme, oregano and cayenne pepper.
2
In a mixing bowl, whisk the softened butter, then fold in the grated cheese. Divide into four equal parts and spread on toast. Cover with an additional slice.
3
Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
4
Dredge each sandwich in the batter, coating each side. Place in skillet and brown top and bottom and the cheese is melted; about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
5
Serve with a beer and a steaming hot bowl of your favorite tomato soup. Enjoy!