Grilled Pear And Blue Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Pear And Blue Cheese Sandwich
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The classic pairing of fruit with cheese becomes dinner in this griddled sandwich of crisp Asian pear, creamy, tangy blue cheese and sweet-hot pepper jelly. -- Joe GrayThis recipe by Joe Gray originally appeared in The Chicago Tribune.
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Total time: 10 minutes
  • 4 pound blue cheese
  • 1 asian pear
  • hot pepper jelly
  • 4 slices rustic bread
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus a little more for brushing on sandwiches
  1. Spread 2 ounces softened blue cheese over one side of 2 slices of rustic bread.
  2. Core and thinly slice 1 Asian pear. Divide pear between the bread slices.
  3. Spread hot pepper jelly over one side of 2 more slices of bread.
  4. Top the pear and cheese bread slices with the pepper jelly slices.
  5. Spread the tops and bottoms of the sandwiches with a little olive oil. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the sandwiches, turning once, until golden brown and the cheese melts.