Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Asparagus Grilled Cheese

Prepared by LYNN OGRYZLO, THE ONTARIO TABLE

Prepared by
LYNN OGRYZLO,
THE ONTARIO TABLE

Asparagus Grilled Cheese
Yields1 Serving
 1 bunch asparagus spears, washed and trimmed
 1 tablespoon (15 mL)
 Ontario soy oil
 2 teaspoons (10 mL)
 grainy mustard
 8 slices Ontario Gouda cheese
 1 loaf of sourdough bread
 8 slices, Ontario ham,
 thinly sliced
 fresh farm butter, room
 temperature
 Ontario salt
1

Toss the asparagus in the oil and season well with salt. Arrange the asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast in a preheated 400F (200C) oven until al dente, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

2

Meanwhile, cut 8 slices of bread and lay them on a clean work surface. Spread mustard on 4 slices and top with a slice of cheese. Lay spears of asparagus on each cheese slice, then ham and cover with a slice of sourdough.

3

Heat a skillet to medium heat. Butter both the top and bottom of the sandwiches and lay in the skillet. Cook until the sandwiches begin to turn golden, about 3 minutes. Turn the sandwich over and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Enjoy warm. Makes 4 sandwiches. Refrigerate until needed.

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Ingredients

 1 bunch asparagus spears, washed and trimmed
 1 tablespoon (15 mL)
 Ontario soy oil
 2 teaspoons (10 mL)
 grainy mustard
 8 slices Ontario Gouda cheese
 1 loaf of sourdough bread
 8 slices, Ontario ham,
 thinly sliced
 fresh farm butter, room
 temperature
 Ontario salt

Directions

1

Toss the asparagus in the oil and season well with salt. Arrange the asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast in a preheated 400F (200C) oven until al dente, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

2

Meanwhile, cut 8 slices of bread and lay them on a clean work surface. Spread mustard on 4 slices and top with a slice of cheese. Lay spears of asparagus on each cheese slice, then ham and cover with a slice of sourdough.

3

Heat a skillet to medium heat. Butter both the top and bottom of the sandwiches and lay in the skillet. Cook until the sandwiches begin to turn golden, about 3 minutes. Turn the sandwich over and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Enjoy warm. Makes 4 sandwiches. Refrigerate until needed.

Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Prepared by LYNN OGRYZLO, THE ONTARIO TABLE

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