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British Asparagus Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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  • Time preparation 10 minutes
  • cook time 10 minutes
  • Serve Serves 2

The perfect sandwich to rustle up for lunch, making use of tender green British asparagus

Recipe from British Asparagus
  • Four slices of sourdough bread
  • Soft butter
  • 150g sliced cheese, a mixture of cooking mozzarella, Cheddar and Gruyère
  • 2tsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch British asparagus washed, trimmed and blanched

Butter the bread on both sides. Layer each piece of bread with the cheese slices.

Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat and add a teaspoon of olive oil in when hot. Put two slices of bread in the pan, cheese side up and top one slice with a handful of blanched asparagus spears.

Put a lid on the pan to allow the cheese to melt and the asparagus to heat through.

After a couple of minutes, remove the lid and sandwich the two halves together. Press down firmly with a spatula.

Repeat with the second sandwich. Serve with cress, pickles, or chutney.

Ingredients

  • Four slices of sourdough bread
  • Soft butter
  • 150g sliced cheese, a mixture of cooking mozzarella, Cheddar and Gruyère
  • 2tsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch British asparagus washed, trimmed and blanched

Method

Butter the bread on both sides. Layer each piece of bread with the cheese slices.

Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat and add a teaspoon of olive oil in when hot. Put two slices of bread in the pan, cheese side up and top one slice with a handful of blanched asparagus spears.

Put a lid on the pan to allow the cheese to melt and the asparagus to heat through.

After a couple of minutes, remove the lid and sandwich the two halves together. Press down firmly with a spatula.

Repeat with the second sandwich. Serve with cress, pickles, or chutney.

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