Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches with Strawberry-Shallot Jam

Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches with Strawberry-Shallot Jam Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Use roasted turkey instead of ham, if you prefer.


Makes 4 servings

Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes


3 tablespoons Strawberry-Lemonade Jam
2 tablespoons minced shallot
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
8 sourdough sandwich bread slices
12 thin slices deli ham
1 1/3 cups (6 oz.) shredded Gruyère or other Swiss cheese
4 tablespoons butter, melted


Stir together Strawberry-Lemonade Jam, minced shallot, olive oil, and Dijon mustard; spread on 1 side of 4 bread slices. Top each with 3 slices deli ham, 1/3 cup (1 1/2 oz.) shredded Gruyère cheese, and 1 bread slice. Brush 1 Tbsp. melted butter on both sides of each sandwich. Cook sandwiches in a large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat 1 minute on each side or until browned.