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Italian Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto

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Total Time:
30 mins
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Skill Level:
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Servings:
4 Servings

Go beyond the basics with this grown-up take on grilled cheese—Italian sandwich bread grilled with delicate Prosciutto, melty Taleggio chees View More expand_more

Go beyond the basics with this grown-up take on grilled cheese—Italian sandwich bread grilled with delicate Prosciutto, melty Taleggio cheese, and marinated tomatoes. A triple dose of sandwich heaven!

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Italian Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto
alarm
Total Time:
30 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
4 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageBoneless Prosciutto
  • 1/4 pound Carando Prosciutto, sliced 1/4 pound
  • 8 slices Italian sandwich bread8 slices
  • 4 tablespoons Unsalted butter4 tablespoons
  • 3/4 pound Taleggio cheese, sliced3/4 pound
  • 2 cups Small ripe tomatoes, sliced2 cups
  • 1 tablespoon Tarragon, minced1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon Flat leaf parsley, minced1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons Shallots, minced2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar1 tablespoon

Instructions


  1. Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat

  2. Combine the tomatoes, tarragon, parsley, shallots, olive oil, and red wine vinegar in a bowl. Reserve

  3. Spread an even amount of butter on one side of each slice of bread

  4. Place the buttered bread side down in the pan, working in batches to accommodate the size of the skillet

  5. Place a few slices of Taleggio on each piece of bread. Top with a bit of the marinated tomatoes, then top with a few slices of prosciutto and another slice of bread butter side up

  6. When the bottom slice of bread is golden brown and toasted, flip sandwiches and brown the other side

  7. If the cheese isn’t completely melted, flip sandwiches one more time, being careful to avoid it getting too dark

  8. Remove sandwiches from the pan, cut in half, and serve immediately

Life is Delicious. Savor It.

Ingredients


  • 1/4 pound Carando Prosciutto, sliced 1/4 pound
  • 8 slices Italian sandwich bread8 slices
  • 4 tablespoons Unsalted butter4 tablespoons
  • 3/4 pound Taleggio cheese, sliced3/4 pound
  • 2 cups Small ripe tomatoes, sliced2 cups
  • 1 tablespoon Tarragon, minced1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon Flat leaf parsley, minced1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons Shallots, minced2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar1 tablespoon

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