Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches w/Fig Jam for 2



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4 slice
rustic white bread (i baked my own)
1/2-1 Tbsp
dark aged balsamic vinegar, approximately (trader joe's brand-red label)
3 Tbsp
fig jam (i like trader joe's brand)
2 slice
fontina cheese
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
butter (not margarine)


pancetta, prosciutto, bacon strips or tempeh bacon
mixed greens, arugula, etc.

How to Make Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches w/Fig Jam for 2


  • 1Combine the balsamic vinegar with the fig jam. Divide and spread the jam mixture on two slices of bread.
  • 2Add the fontina cheese slices (or grate the cheese) on top of the jam. If using the pancetta or other meat option and the lettuce, add it now to the sandwiches.
  • 3Place the other slice of bread of top of each sandwich.
  • 4Heat up a skillet on medium heat. Add the butter, olive oil or a little of both.
  • 5Brown the sandwiches on each side about 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 6Remove sandwiches to a cutting board. Cut in half or quarters and enjoy.

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About Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches w/Fig Jam for 2

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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