Ham and Brie Melts Recipe
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Ham and Brie Melts Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 500 calories, 27 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 1,208 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. Spread four 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 skillet, toast sandwiches over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ham and Brie Melts in Simple & Delicious July/August 2009, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 500 calories, 27 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 1,208 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2013

This is one of the finest grilled sandwiches I've ever eaten. It really is an easy-to-make tasty combo of flavors. Absolutely mouth-watering!!!!

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Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

Fabulous sandwich - have made it several times and will make again with Easter ham leftovers

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

I was born in germany and we make sandwiches similar to this one, we just use diff bread

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Reviewed Dec. 15, 2010

Delicious, and so easy! The only thing I changed was to substitute spreadable fruit for the preserves. A little less sweet, but still wonderful. Will be making these again!

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

very tasty, we loved it

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