Brie Fig Grilled Cheese – Gourmet grilled cheese sandwich oozing with melted brie cheese and fig preserve nestled between buttery bread! It’s out-of-this-world good!
Grilled cheese and I go way back! Yes, it’s a relationship that’s endured for years and years! My mom worked but cooked every night. We lived ‘in the country’. There was no running to get take-out if she didn’t feel like cooking. However, she cooked almost every night. I don’t know how it evolved but on Sunday night after church, we had grilled cheese sandwiches.
I still love grilled cheese sandwiches and could eat one every day. However, I stepped away from the slice of processed cheese and made grilled cheese sandwiches with a variety of different cheeses. Grilled cheese is excellent with Pimento Cheese or even
I have taken your favorite childhood traditional grilled cheese sandwich up about ten-fold into a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich filled with brie cheese and a slightly sweet fig jam. I especially like this combination of a mellow, creamy texture and taste of brie. Plus, fig preserves add a nice sweetness, and the crunch from grilling makes it the ideal grilled cheese.
HOW TO MAKE BRIE FIG GRILLED CHEESE
Preheat the griddle over medium heat. (I love this griddle skillet.) Generously add
And there you go. The result is a finger-linkin’, outrageous meal in minutes!
For another delicious twist on this classic comfort food, try this Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich.
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Brie Fig Grilled Cheese
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- 3 ounces brie cheese sliced (about 2 to 3 oz or enough to cover 2 bread slices)
- 2 Tablespoons fig preserves
- 4 slices Texas toast or other thick, dense bread
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Heat griddle to med-high. Butter one side of each piece of bread. Layer cheese on the un-buttered side of 2 slices of bread.
- Spread fig preserves on un-buttered side of other 2 slices of bread and sandwich together.
- Place on griddle pan and grill until golden brown, turn and repeat.