Broccoli Ham Grilled Cheese Sandwich

 Ingredients
  • 2 slices Double Fiber Bread or Whole Wheat Bread
  • 1.5 oz Medium Cheddar Cheese, grated (about 1/3 cup packed)
  • 1/2 oz Parmesan Cheese, finely grated (about 2 Tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped quality ham*
  • 6 small broccoli florets, steamed then diced into small pieces**
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine grated Cheddar Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, ham, steamed broccoli, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. Layer mixture over one slice of bread then top with additional slice of bread gently pressing down. Heat a non-stick fry pan over medium low heat then drizzle 1/2 Tbsp olive oil into pan and tilt pan back and forth to evenly coat, immediately place sandwich in pan (I don’t preheat the oil because the outside would darken before the inside cooks through), cover pan with lid and cook 2 – 3 minutes until bottom becomes golden brown. Carefully lift sandwich out of pan with a spatula then add remaining 1/2 Tbsp olive oil to pan and tilt to coat. Carefully flip sandwich returning to pan, cover pan with lid, and cook opposite side until bottom is golden brown and cheese has melted about 2 – 3 minutes. Serve warm.