Pressed grilled cheese with leeks

Author: Les Cultures de chez nous
Grilled cheese pressé aux poireaux
Preparation 10
Baking 10
Portions 4
Freezing No


  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of butter
  • 1/2 package of 250 gr (1 1/2 cup) of Les Cultures de chez nous sliced leeks
  • 8 bread slices
  • 4 black forest ham slices
  • 4 sweet or medium Cheddar cheese slices
  • 45 ml (3 tablespoons) of butter at room temperature
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) of dried cranberries
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) of chopped pecan (optional)
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  • In a large pan, add butter and cook leeks for 2 minutes. Add cranberries and pecans. Set cheese and ham slice on 4 bread slices and garnish with leeks mixture, add other bread slices on each sandwich. Butter top and bottom of each sandwich.
  • Lay sandwiches in a large iron cast pan heated beforehand and put pressure on sandwiches with something heavy and clean. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes at medium heat and turn, continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot with green salad.

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