May 19, 2022

Ham & Cheese with Caramelized Onion Panini

My sister in law, Kathy, brought a beautiful Honey Baked Ham for Christmas and my birthday. I have a really cool panini press. So…
Ham & Cheese with Caramelized Onion Panini
3 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 cup shredded gruyere cheese
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 large yellow onion
16 slices of good quality ham
8 slices of good quality white bread. I like Naked bread from Franz
Bread & Butter pickles, for serving
Turn on your panini maker to preheat
Slice onion in half and then into thin half moons
Heat olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter in small pan on medium low heat
Add onion and cook until caramelized to light brown color
Shred the cheddar and gruyere cheese
Lightly butter the outsides of the French bread
Add 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
Add 1/4 cup of gruyere cheese
Add 4 slices of ham to one sandwich. Ribbon the slices for heighth
Then top with caramelized onions
Sprinkle any extra cheese, because you can
Grill until golden brown and gooey. Serve with a big pile of bread & butter pickles. Enjoy!

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