Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese

Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese-this is the perfect grilled cheese sandwich for fall! Enjoy with a bowl of warm soup! 

Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese Recipe

I have been on a grilled cheese kick. I think it has something to do with the cold temperatures. Or maybe because grilled cheese sandwiches are so easy to make and I have been feeling lazy when dinner time rolls around. Or maybe because grilled cheese sandwiches are just SO GOOD! Whatever the reason, I am so in love with my latest sandwich creation, Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese.  It is the perfect fall sandwich!

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Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese Recipe

This sandwich is actually inspired by a grilled cheese I had at Deer Valley during The Better Blog Retreat. I ordered it for lunch and instantly fell in love. I knew it needed to happen in our kitchen. Deer Valley used three cheeses, but I didn’t have three cheeses in my fridge, so I used brie instead. The king of all cheeses in my book:)

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The melty brie with the tart, crunchy apple slices and sweet fig jam is the perfect package. Oh, and there is caramelized onions and arugula too on buttery sourdough bread! Why not go all out? This grilled cheese is exploding with flavor!

Grilled cheese equals classic comfort food and this Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese is comfort food at it’s finest! This sandwich is SO gourmet, but SO easy to make! Don’t you love it when that happens! You don’t even have to leave your house to enjoy this gourmet sandwich…which is a big time bonus since it is cold outside. I hibernate in the winter and I am going to hibernate with this sandwich!

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Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese

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This gourmet grilled cheese is so easy to make at home! Serve with a bowl of soup or a simple salad!

Yield: 2 sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 7 minutes

Total Time: 17 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoon soft butter, for brushing the bread
  • 4 tablespoons fig butter or jam
  • 5 ounces brie cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup baby arugula

Directions:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a small skillet. Add the onion slices and cook until caramelized, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Butter the outside of each slice of bread. Spread fig butter or jam on the inside of each slice of bread. Layer the brie, apple slices, caramelized onions, and arugula. Top with the other slice of bread.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet or griddle pan over medium-high heat. Place the sandwiches, butter side down in the hot pan. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until browned and cheese melts. Cut sandwiches in half, if desired. Serve immediately.
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