Sweet Pepper & Fig Grilled Cheese with Butter Lettuce & Peach Salad

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  • 4 slices Sourdough Pullman Bread
  • 1 Peach
  • 4 oz Sweet Peppers
  • 1 head Butter Lettuce
  • 2 Scallions
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • 2 oz Smoked Gouda Cheese
  • 2 oz Fontina Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Fig Spread
  • 2 Tbsps Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

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1.Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove and discard the cores. Halve the peppers lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the scallions; thinly slice, separating the white bottoms and green tops. Thinly slice both cheeses, discarding any rind. Combine in a bowl. Cut off and discard the root end of the lettuce; separate the leaves. Halve, pit, and thinly slice the peach lengthwise. Thinly slice the cucumber into rounds. In a large bowl, combine the prepared peach and cucumber, apple cider vinegar, and a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside to marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 10 minutes.

 

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2.While the peach and cucumber marinate, in a medium pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced peppers and white bottom of the scallions; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add the balsamic vinegar (carefully, as the liquid may spatter); season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until coated. Turn off the heat.

 

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3.Assemble the sandwiches using the bread, fig spread, cooked peppers, and sliced cheeses. Season the cheese with salt and pepper.

 

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4.Rinse and wipe out the pan used to cook the peppers. In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium until hot. Add the sandwiches. Loosely cover the pan with aluminum foil and cook 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown and the cheese is melted (if the pan seems dry, add a drizzle of olive oil before flipping). Transfer to a cutting board and immediately season with salt. Carefully cut in half.

 

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5.While the sandwiches cook, add the lettuce and sliced green tops of the scallions to the bowl of marinated peach and cucumber. Toss to combine; season with salt and pepper to taste.  Serve the sandwiches with the salad on the side. Enjoy!

 

 

 

One Comment Add yours

  1. mistimaan说道:

    Nice recipe

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