Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches with Tapenade Recipe

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Brad March 19, 2021

How To Make Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches with Tapenade

Delight in these delightfully cheesy grilled ham-and-cheese sandwiches easy-melting cheese Mahón, and a spread of delicious olive-parsley tapenade.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2ozSpanish green olives
  • 1clovesmall garlic
  • 1tbspflat-leaf parsley,minced
  • 1tspfresh lemon juice
  • pinchred pepper,crushed
  • tspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 8slicespeasant bread,(from a 1 pound loaf) ½ inch-thick
  • 6ozyoung Mahón,or other young cheese, sliced
  • 3ozlomo ham,thinly sliced, or thinly sliced Serrano ham trimmed of all fat

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine the olives with garlic, parsley, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, and 1½ teaspoons of olive oil.

  2. Preheat a grill pan or panini press.

  3. Arrange the bread slices on a work surface and brush 1 side of each slice with olive oil.

  4. Turn the oiled sides of the bread, face down.

  5. Spread the olive tapenade on 4 slices of the bread.

  6. Top with the sliced Mahón cheese and lomo ham, and close the sandwiches with the remaining slices of bread.

  7. Grill the sandwiches over moderate heat, turning once, for 5 to 6 minutes until the bread is lightly toasted and the cheese is melted.

  8. Transfer the ham-and-cheese sandwiches to a cutting board, halve, and serve at once.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 226.45kcal
  • Fat: 7.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.60g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.93g
  • Fiber: 3.11g
  • Sugar: 3.55g
  • Protein: 9.96g
  • Cholesterol: 12.12mg
  • Sodium: 758.90mg
  • Calcium: 92.04mg
  • Potassium: 178.48mg
  • Iron: 2.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.90mg
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