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

Comte Grilled Cheese with Ham and Pineapple
Grilled Cheese Social
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 17 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
518 Calories
25g Fat
29g Carbs
43g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 518
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 1005mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Protein 43g
Calcium 60mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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. 


Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. 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.

  3. In a medium sized pan (we always recommend cast iron) turn the heat to medium and gently place your sandwich in.

  4. Let the sandwich cook for a few minutes on each side until the exterior of the bread gets crisp and golden-brown.

  5. 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!