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Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sandwich
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Total time 20 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.