Spinach, Artichoke and Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese

Spinach, Artichoke and Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese

Buttery monterey jack cheese melts to dreamy perfection in this decadent, warm sandwich. Another delicious twist? The classic pairing of spinach and artichoke provides an additional veggie-filled layer of flavor.

servings
4
sandwiches

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Warm olive oil in large skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove garlic with a slotted spoon; discard. Saute spinach in olive oil until wilted. Reduce heat to low. Stir in artichoke hearts, sour cream and nutmeg; heat through. (Do not boil.) Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


2

Sprinkle four bread slices each with 2 tablespoons monterey jack. Layer with spinach mixture. Top with remaining montery jack and bread slices. Spread the outsides of sandwiches with butter.


3

Toast one sandwich, covered, in a warm, large skillet over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until side is golden brown. Flip sandwich; cook, uncovered, 2-4 minutes longer or until bread is lightly golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. Let stand 2 minutes before serving. 


Recipe Tip:
Any brand of Wisconsin monterey jack cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Available plain and flavored, monterey jack cheese is a natural, creamy white cheese with a semi-soft, open texture and delicate flavor. It's also a great table cheese; pair it with your favorite Riesling or Belgian-style ale.

Ingredients











Cooking Instructions

1

Warm olive oil in large skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove garlic with a slotted spoon; discard. Saute spinach in olive oil until wilted. Reduce heat to low. Stir in artichoke hearts, sour cream and nutmeg; heat through. (Do not boil.) Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


2

Sprinkle four bread slices each with 2 tablespoons monterey jack. Layer with spinach mixture. Top with remaining montery jack and bread slices. Spread the outsides of sandwiches with butter.


3

Toast one sandwich, covered, in a warm, large skillet over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until side is golden brown. Flip sandwich; cook, uncovered, 2-4 minutes longer or until bread is lightly golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. Let stand 2 minutes before serving. 


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