Sweet & Savory Sandwich ~ Prosciutto, Brie, and Dried Fig~

The grilled cheese sandwich is a humble but tasty treat. But what if you could turn it into a sweet and savory masterpiece! Take some sweet figs, some gooey brie cheese and some salty prosciutto, put it between crunchy buttery toast, and you've got the grilled cheese from heaven. You can serve them as hot sandwiches at brunch, or as party hors d'oeuvres. They are good with wine, too.

Sweet & Savory Sandwich ~ Prosciutto, Brie, and Dried Fig~


(Recipe by:Chef Yasue Siewert)


Prep.: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


Makes 12 small triangle sandwiches


6 slices of bread (any kind, white or Italian recommended)
3 oz prosciutto
2 oz brie cheese, sliced
6 dried figs, sliced
3 tbsp butter


Heat griddle or large skillet over medium heat. You can also use your panini press if you have one.

To assemble sandwich, on 3 slices of bread, top slices of dried figs, brie cheese, and slices of prosciutto. Place the remaining bread on top and spread with butter. Place on skillet buttered-side down and butter the remaining side.
Cook until cheese is slightly melted and bread is golden browned. Flip the sandwich and continue to cook until cheese is thoroughly melted and sandwich is golden brown.

Serve warm or room temperature.

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