Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

The grilled-stuff bonanza continues with some delicious and ridiculously easy to make grilled "ham and cheese" style sandwiches.

This is so simple it can't even be called a recipe. Spread some Earth Balance or other buttery spread over two slices of whole grain bread. Layer vegan ham and cheese on top of a buttered slice of bread (we like Lightlife Smart Deli Baked ham style and a combination of Galaxy Foods Rice Vegan Slices and Vegan Gourmet mozzarella). Top with the other slice of bread, buttered-side down, and spread a little Earth Balance on top of the sandwich. Flip and do the same with the bottom.

I like grilling these on my Black & Decker grill/waffle maker on medium heat for about five minutes and then crank up the heat a little for five more minutes. The medium heat gives the cheese time to melt and get deliciously gooey. If you're going to grill your sandwich on a skillet instead, you can cover the sandwich with a lid during the first five minutes; this will give the cheese a chance to melt and stick to the bread. Then flip and cook uncovered until the bottom gets nice and toasty. Quick and easy!


  1. I MUST recommend the UnCheese cookbook Gooey Grilled Cheese Sammie recipe has seriously changed my life.

  2. Thanks for the tip! I love gooey grilled cheese sammies!


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