Recipe from Smithfield
A ham and cheese sandwich fancied up French style.
Total Time: 15 mins
12 ouncesSmithfield Deli Thin Cooked Hamsee savings
8 slicessourdough breadsee savings
8 ouncesGruyere, very thinly slicedsee savings
2 to 3 tablespoonsmayonnaisesee savings
5 tablespoonsunsalted buttersee savings
4extra-large eggssee savings
Salt and peppersee savings
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Butter 1 side of each bread slice. Set half of the slices of bread buttered side down in the griddle or cast iron skillet, and cover each with a slice of cheese. Place 3 or 4 slices of Smithfield Ham over the cheese, and place the top slice of bread over the ham, buttered side up.
Heat griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches until bottom is golden brown and cheese is melted, about 3 minutes. Flip and brown about 3 minutes more.
Remove sandwiches and place on a plate. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise on the top of each sandwich, and then place a slice of cheese on top. P
Put the sandwiches back onto the griddle or skillet then place in oven, cooking until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in skillet over high heat. Fry each egg, turn egg over, and cook 3 minutes longer for a soft-cooked egg, or 5 minutes longer for a hard-cooked egg. Repeat with remaining butter and eggs. Place 1 fried egg atop each sandwich. Season egg to taste with salt and pepper. Serve sandwich immediately.
Serve with a side salad and French fries.