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Ham ‘n’ Swiss with a Twist

To satisfy hearty appetites, try this different take on a grilled ham and cheese. “The apples give it a sweet taste twist,” relates Marietta Slater of Augusta, Kansas. TIP: “Try using rye bread as a delicious alternative,” Marietta notes.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 8 slices Texas toast
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • Spread remaining butter over 1 side of each slice of Texas toast. Place slices, buttered side down, on a griddle. Spread with mustard; layer with ham, apple, onion and cheese. Top with another slice of toast, buttered side up. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully turn; cook 2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 510 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 1414mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

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