Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Red Apple Cheese in this recipe:

Red Apple Organic Fontina Cheese

Time: 10 min cook / 5 min prep
Servings: 8


  • 16 slices cocktail pumpernickel bread
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • 7 oz Red Apple Organic Fontina cheese, grated (about 2 cups)
  • 16 baby spinach leaves
  • ½ sweet-tart apple (such as pink lady), thinly sliced
  • Salt & pepper
  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature


  1. Spread mustard on 8 slices of bread; Put half of the cheese on bread, then spinach, and apple slices. Season with salt and pepper and top with remaining cheese and bread; butter the tops.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium. Put butter side down on the skillet, press firmly as the underside is toasted for about 2 minutes.
  3. Butter the tops, turn and cook until the second side is toasted and cheese is melted, about 2 minutes. Transfer sandwiches to a wire rack and let cool slightly. Cut each sandwich in half.
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