Easy Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Ham

easy Grilled cheese with ham

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This delicious and easy to make grilled cheese sandwich screams comfort food. It just doesn’t get better than this.

The best grilled cheese only needs a few ingredients for a quick and easy lunch or dinner.

Grilled cheese is so decadent and luxurious.

Think about the exterior of crunchiness of the bread and in the inside creamy and velvety melted cheese.

Easy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

There is no excuse to not make this simple and classic grilled cheese sandwich.

Feel free to add extra cheese for a more decadent meal.

You’ve got this!!!

easy Grilled cheese with ham

Best Cheese to Use

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I am a cheese lover. Any type of firm, low melting point cheese can be used. But when it comes to grilled cheese my top two cheeses are Cheddar cheese and gruyere.

  • Cheddar
  • Gruyere
  • Mozzarella
  • Provolone
  • Swiss
  • Gouda
  • Monterey Jack
  • Pepper Jack

What Ham Choices Do I Have?

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I love ham, any type of ham, but I do have a favorite.

  • Black Forest Ham: This is my favorite ham…I sometimes just eat it straight.
  • Smoked Virginia Ham
  • Peppered Ham
  • Honey Ham

How to Make Grilled Cheese

Here are my tips to make the best grilled cheese that is crunchy in the outside and velvety in the inside.

Cook low and slow: Set your burner on low heat. It allows the bread to get a golden crust while the cheese has a chance to melt and become oozy.

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Yield: 2

Easy Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Ham

easy Grilled cheese with ham

This delicious and easy to make grilled cheese sandwich screams comfort food. The best grilled cheese only needs a few ingredients for a quick and easy lunch or dinner.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of white bread or sourdough bread.
  • 2 or 4 slices of ham to make it a complete meal.
  • 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • 1 tablespoon of mayo.

Instructions

  1. Preheat pan or skillet on low heat.
  2. Take each slice of bread and spread mayo on one side of each and add to hot skillet with mayo side down.
  3. Add cheddar cheese or American cheese and top with remaining bread slices, mayo side up. Grilled cheese with ham
  4. Grilled for about 5 minutes or until you see its getting nicely brown.
  5. Flip to the other side and grilled until golden brown.
  6. Spread butter on top bread and Serve. home-made Grilled cheese with ham

Notes

  • Bread Options: White, whole wheat, squaw, sourdough, or brioche. Cook sweeter breads on low heat as the sugar brown quicker.
  • Cheese Options: Any type of firm, low melting point cheese can be used like Cheddar, Mozzarella, Provolone, Swiss, Gouda, Monterey Jack, or Pepper Jack and my favorite Gruyere.
  • Ham Options: Black Forest Ham, Smoked Virginia Ham, Peppered Ham, Honey Ham.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 589Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 1956mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 39g

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