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Salami and Pickle Grilled Cheese

12 Mins
Butter Bread
Made With
Butter Bread


8 Slices Martin's Old-Fashioned Real Butter Bread

12 Ounces Thinly Sliced Gruyere Cheese, divided (3 oz per sandwich)

8-12 Slices Genoa Salami (2-3 slices per sandwich)

4 Tablespoons Cream Cheese, divided (1 Tbsp per sandwich) - optional

12-16 Dill Pickle Slices (round hamburger chips)

Mayonnaise, for spreading (or butter)

Serves: 4


Step 1

Lay dill pickle chips on paper towels to drain.  Set aside.

Step 2

Divide cheese up into 4 equal portions, then take half of one portion and lay the slices on one piece of bread.  Top with 2-3 slices of Genoa salami, then spread 1 Tbsp cream cheese over salami (if using cream cheese), and top with 3-4 dill pickle slices.  Top with remaining half portion of cheese slices, then other piece of bread.

Step 3

Spread a bit of mayonnaise (or butter) on the top slices of bread.

Step 4

Heat a large non-stick or cast iron skillet over MED-LOW heat.  Place prepared sandwich, mayonnaise side down, in skillet and cook, pressing down slightly with spatula (helps with better even browning and melting), for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown.

Step 5

Spread mayonnaise on top piece of bread while in skillet, then flip sandwich.

Step 6

Cover skillet (even foil will help if you don’t have a lid – I used a lid to a different pot that happened to fit), and cook 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted and bottom bread is golden brown.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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