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[intro]Steak and Mimmolette Grilled Cheese was created for National Grilled Cheese Day. The combination of seasoned steak with the delicious semi-firm French Mimmolette cheese. that has a sharp and nutty flavor, is wonderful together.[/intro]
Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese Month? Guess what? April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day!
In honor of this month of the beloved sandwich, I have not 1 but 3 recipes to share with you! These are not just normal grilled cheese. These sandwiches all have a French cheese involved: Comte, Emmental, and Mimmolette.
Why French cheeses? French cheeses are some of the most beloved by chefs worldwide. So why not take your sandwich up a notch with French cheese and breads.
What is Mimmolette? Mimmolette hails from the Normandy region of France. Its delicious semi-firm cheese has a sharp and nutty flavor.
When I did research for this cheese I found out that this particular French cheese is considered one the best cheeses to use on the classic grilled cheese sandwich. It also is amazing in #macaroniandcheese.
Steak and Mimmolette Grilled Cheese
I decided to go for an American classic taste, but with French appeal. The answer to me was simple. I used a Philly cheesesteak as my inspiration for this grilled cheese.
One bite of this buttery, cheese creation, I knew I had a hit. Mimolette was born to be in grilled cheese. Then with the added steak to that mix, it is sandwich heaven.
I want to thank The Baddish Group and Cheeses of France, along with #Cuisinart for giving me this opportunity to create these recipes for you! I was given the cheeses and a sandwich maker in exchange for creating these yummy recipes. Be sure to check out the Other Grilled Cheese Recipes created for this event: French Onion Comte Grilled Cheese and Pear Balsamic Fig Emmental Grilled Cheese
- 2 oz Mimmolette Cheese sliced
- 4 Steak-Um Steaks chopped
- 1/2 small onion sliced
- 1/2 small bell pepper sliced
- 1 TB Mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 TB Butter
- 4 slices Brioche Bread
Melt the butter in a saute pan.
Add the onion and peppers to the melted butter. Cook until the onions start to turn clear.
Add the Steak-Ums to the onion and pepper mixture. Season with the garlic salt and pepper. Cook until the steak is no longer pink.
Remove the steak mixture from the pan and let drain on a paper towel.
Butter one side of each the bread slices with the mayonnaise.
Without wiping out the pan, place 2 slices of the bread, mayo side down.
Layer on the steak mixture onto each slice.
Next, top it off with the Mimmolette cheese.
Finally, add the top slice of bread. Make sure the mayo side is facing up.
Let the sandwich cook for about a minute. Press it down to flatten, then flip it over to cook the other side.
Let the sandwich cook another minute. Press it down one more time and flip it again. Cook for additional 30 seconds.
Take the sandwich off the heat and serve it up and ENJOY!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2615Total Fat: 178gSaturated Fat: 77gTrans Fat: 9gCholesterol: 675mgSodium: 855mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 199g