Fig and Pear Grilled Cheese

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

| 1 min read

This recipe puts a sense of class into a grilled cheese. The bitterness of the Brie cheese is perfectly accompanied by the fig jam. If you don’t have fig jam, any other type of jam will provide a hint of sweetness to cut the bitterness.

Total Time:

20 minutes

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cooking Difficulty:


Serving Amount
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread

  • butter-flavored spray oil

  • 2 Tbsp fig jam

  • 4 oz Brie cheese or goat cheese

  • 12 pear, sliced

  • Step 1

    Spray one side of the bread slices with butter-flavored spray.

  • Step 2

    Place a skillet over low to medium/low heat. Immediately add 2 slices of bread with the sprayed side-down.

  • Step 3

    Add fig jam, pear slices and cheese on one of the pieces of bread, cover with the other piece of toast and flip the sandwich over.

  • Step 4

    Continue sautéing, flipping once, until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted. Cut in half diagonally to serve. Enjoy!

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