Since figs are in season, I've been looking for delicious savory ways to use them. They're delectable as an appetizer and scrumptious on a pizza, but did you know that they're also absolutely divine in a sandwich? Give this grilled ham and cheese sandwich a try and you'll realize how amazing fresh figs are. It's a simple recipe with a rewarding result that's elegant enough for entertaining. Pair with mixed greens and you've got a light but filling dinner. Get the easy recipe after the break.
1 loaf ciabatta bread, ends trimmed, sliced in half horizontally Serve 4.
1/4 cup store-bought fig jam
3/4 pound Fontina cheese, sliced
1/3 pound thinly sliced Black Forest ham
8 to 10 fresh figs, thinly sliced lengthwise
1 tablespoon oil
1 loaf ciabatta bread, ends trimmed, sliced in half horizontally