Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

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<p>Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches</p>
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


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8 slices 100% multigrain bread
1 tablespoon butter, softened
3 cups arugula
1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
1 ripe pear, cored and thinly sliced
2 ounces blue cheese, sliced


Total: 20 Minutes

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Arrange bread in a single layer on a baking sheet; broil 3 minutes or until toasted. Turn bread slices over; spread butter evenly over bread slices. Broil an additional 2 minutes or until toasted.

3. Combine arugula and shallot in a medium bowl. Drizzle arugula mixture with oil and vinegar; sprinkle with pepper. Toss well to coat. Divide arugula mixture evenly among 4 bread slices, buttered side up; top evenly with prosciutto. Divide pear slices and cheese evenly among sandwiches; top each sandwich with 1 bread slice, buttered side down.

Created date

August 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Fat 13.8 g
Satfat 5.4 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 36.4 g
Fiber 9.7 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 706 mg
Calcium 408 mg