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Grilled Ham and Cheese with Pears

Up your grilled-cheese game with this popular sweet-and-savory rendition.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, October 2003


  • 4 slices sandwich bread
  • 8 ounces Gruyere cheese
  • 1 pear, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces deli ham, thinly sliced
  • Butter


  1. Layer 4 slices of sandwich bread with 8 ounces Gruyere or other melting cheese, 1 thinly sliced pear, and 8 ounces thinly sliced deli ham; top each with bread.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Spread outside of both bread slices with butter. Cook sandwiches in batches, if necessary, until golden and cheese is melted, flipping once, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Cut sandwiches in half and serve hot.


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