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Smoked Ham, Cheddar and Fig Grilled Cheese

4 10 min

Smoked Ham, Cheddar and
Fig Grilled Cheese

What is there not to love about this crispy grilled cheese which balances smoky, sharp and sweet flavours so perfectly?

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) fig jam
  • 8 slices sourdough bread (1/2-inch/1 cm thick slices)
  • 8 slices Balderson Double Smoked Cheddar Cheese (250 g)
  • 8 slices smoked ham
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) grainy mustard
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) unsalted butter, softened
  1. Spread fig jam over 4 slices of bread. Top with 1 cheese slice, ham and another cheese slice. Spread mustard over remaining slices of bread; place on top of cheese, mustard side down. Butter outside of bread slices.
  2. Heat large skillet set over medium heat; cook sandwiches for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese melts.


Add arugula to grilled cheese if desired.