California Bartlett Pear, Ham and Cheese Sandwich Recipe
California Bartlett Pear, Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Total time: less than 15 minutes

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: A few minutes
Cost: Reasonable

Difficulty: Easy
For 4 servings

- 8 slices Italian-style bread
- Dijon or honey mustard to taste
- 4 slices of Cheddar cheese
- 2 large, firm but ripe California Bartlett pears, cut into twelfths
- 1/2 pound (225 g) thinly sliced ham (preferably Black Forest)
- 10 oz. (284 g) spinach, de-stemmed, washed and dried
  1. Lightly toast bread slices.
  2. Spread a thin layer of mustard on all 8 pieces of bread.
  3. Top 4 of the slices with the Cheddar cheese. Place under broiler until the cheese is melted.
  4. Divide the pears, ham and spinach into fourths.
  5. Place the pear slices on the melted cheese, then the ham on the pears, and, finally, the spinach on the ham.
  6. Top with the 4 remaining pieces of bread.
  7. Slice each sandwich in half and serve immediately.
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An original idea from Philippe Mollé as part of a Bartlett pear promotion

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