I was inspired to make this by one recipe I randomly found online (sorry I can't find it anymore!) . The recipe I found used walnuts to coat the outer sides of the bread to make a delicious crust plus an assortment of cheese inside. I decided to make my own version and used almonds instead for the crust. Read on to see how I made it. It's so good!
|Almond Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwich|
|Ingredients: Olive oil with truffle, honey, slivered almonds, monterey jack cheese, goat's cheese and sliced bread|
|Mix the Olive Oil with truffle together with the honey in a bowl.|
|Chop or grind up the almonds so that they will be in small pieces like this.|
|Brush one side of each bread with the truffle olive oil and honey mixture.|
|Put the almond crumbs all over the outer side of the bread. The oil and honey mixture should make the crumbs stick and stay in place to form a crust for the sandwich.|
|Meanwhile, on the inside part of the bread, layer both cheeses. Put in as much (or as little) as you want.|
|Brush some more of the liquid mixture on the cheeses to put more flavoring.|
|The whole sandwich must have almond crumbs on both sides. This is ready to grill!|
|Put sandwiches on grill pan, press down and cook until cheeses melt and till outer crust browns.|
For a grilled cheese sandwich, It's a bit tedious to make, especially since some of the almonds fall out and make such a mess. The end product is so worth it though. It's so delicious! The Goat's cheese tastes great with the honey and truffle olive oil mixture. In every grilled cheese sandwich I make, I always make sure I put in a cheese that melts beautifully. The Monterey Jack does just that and it complements really well with almost any other kind of cheese that I pair it with in my grilled cheese sandwiches.
What do you guys think?
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