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savory, herbed grilled cheese french toast

★★★★★ 3
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New York City, NY

Just look at the photo--- need I say more?

★★★★★ 3
serves 2 to 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For savory, herbed grilled cheese french toast

  • 8 slice
    french bread or sourdough bread, thickly sliced
  • 1/2 c
  • 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
  • 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

How To Make savory, herbed grilled cheese french toast

  • 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!