Comte Grilled Cheese With Rosemary Ham, Pineapple + Smoked Sea Salt

Comte Grilled Cheese with Ham and Pineapple
Grilled Cheese Social
  • 17 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 1 Sandwich (1 Serving)
Ratings (7)

Comte is one of my favorite cheeses to use on sandwiches. Not only does it melt perfectly but it's got a sweet and nutty bite that lends well to just about everything. When it's melted down with sweet and tart fresh pineapple and savory rosemary-infused ham, the flavors of this cheese intensify and become even better. 

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Begin by assembling the sandwich. Start by adding half the cheese onto one slice of bread. Next add the ham, then the fresh chunks of pineapple and then the remaining comte. Add the other slice of bread and carefully butter both sides of the sandwich. Add a sprinkle of the smoked sea salt and set aside.
  2. In a medium sized pan (we always recommend cast iron) turn the heat to medium and gently place your sandwich in.
  1. Let the sandwich cook for a few minutes on each side until the exterior of the bread gets crisp and golden-brown.
  2. Once one side is done, carefully flip and repeat until both sides are evenly toasted and all of the comte has melted. Remove from heat and let sit for one minute before eating. This one extra step helps let the cheese bind to the other ingredients which make eating a lot easier!
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 518
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 140 mg
Sodium 1,005 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 43 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)