Fancy Pants Grilled Cheese

grilled ham and cheese sandwich

This take on the traditional grilled cheese sandwich will have your tastebuds dancing like no one's watching. The combination of cheeses complements the ham, and the red pepper jelly gives it just the right amount of kick!


Cater individual amounts to your liking.

  • Sourdough bread
  • Butter
  • Red pepper jelly 
  • Sliced provolone cheese
  • Sliced sharp cheddar
  • Sliced ham 
  • Mayonnaise 


Preheat your favorite cast iron griddle.

For each sandwich:

  1. Spread two slices of bread with butter on one side, then slather red pepper jelly on top of the butter. 
  2. Top one slice of prepared bread (on the side with the jelly and butter) with both types of cheese and some sliced ham.
  3. Add a second slice of bread (jelly and butter side on top of the ham) to create your sandwich. 
  4. Spread mayonnaise on the outside of the sandwich (to give it superior browning). 
  5. Place sandwich onto preheated griddle.
  6. Grill sandwich on both sides until very golden brown and hot throughout.  
  7. Serve at once. 

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