Delicious Inside-Out Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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This Inside-Out Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich is a classic comfort food with a twist. The sandwich is loaded with layers of ham, cheese, and a flavorful spread, all grilled to perfection. The genius of this recipe lies in the technique of grilling the sandwich inside-out, creating a crispy exterior and a melty, gooey interior. It's a simple yet impressive dish that will leave you craving for more. Perfect for lunch, dinner, or a quick snack!


  • 8 slices of bread (white, wheat, or your choice)
  • 8 slices of ham
  • 8 slices of cheese (cheddar, American, Swiss, or your choice)
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened


  1. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and Dijon mustard to make the spread.
  2. Spread the mayonnaise and mustard mixture onto one side of each slice of bread.
  3. Layer a slice of ham and a slice of cheese on top of the spread on four slices of bread.
  4. Place the remaining four slices of bread on top to form sandwiches with the spread on the inside.
  5. Spread butter on the outsides of the sandwiches.
  6. Preheat a skillet or griddle over medium heat.
  7. Place the sandwiches in the skillet or griddle and cook until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  8. Remove from heat and let the sandwiches cool for a minute.
  9. Slice the sandwiches diagonally and serve hot.

Interesting Facts

  • Grilling the sandwiches inside-out gives them a crispy texture and prevents the bread from getting soggy.
  • You can customize the sandwich by using different types of bread, ham, and cheese according to your preference.
  • Serve with a side of pickles or potato chips for a complete meal.