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Ham ‘n’ Swiss with a Twist

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

To satisfy hearty appetites, try this different take on a grilled ham and cheese. “The apples give it a sweet taste twist,” relates Marietta Slater of Augusta, Kansas. TIP: “Try using rye bread as a delicious alternative,” Marietta notes.
Ham 'n' Swiss with a Twist Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 8 slices Texas toast
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese


  1. In a large skillet, cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until golden brown, 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Spread remaining butter over 1 side of each slice of Texas toast. Place slices, buttered side down, on a cast-iron skillet or electric griddle. Spread with mustard; layer with ham, apple, onion and cheese. Top with another slice of toast, buttered side up. Cook over medium heat until golden brown, 3-4 minutes. Carefully turn; cook until cheese is melted, 2 minutes longer.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 510 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 1414mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

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