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Ham and Brie Melts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Melty cheese, ham and apricot preserves offer a special change of pace from the classic grilled cheese. These quick, crispy sandwiches remind me of baked brie. —Bonnie Bahler, Ellington, Connecticut
Ham and Brie Melts Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 slices multigrain bread
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli ham
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, rind removed, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  1. Spread 4 bread slices with half of the preserves. Layer with ham and cheese. Spread remaining bread with remaining preserves; place over cheese, preserves side down. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter.
  2. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, toast sandwiches over medium heat until golden brown and cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 500 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 1208mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein.

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