Grilled Brie Sandwiches With Caramelized Onion & Pear Jam

Grilled Brie Sandwiches With Caramelized Onion & Pear Jam
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Recipe type: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2-3
  • 2 medium firm bosc pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp + 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • 3 oz. brie, sliced into strips
  1. In a large sauté pan, heat 2 tbsp of the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the onions. Saute for 10 minutes.
  2. Add in the pears, salt and pepper. Continue cooking the pear and onion mixture for another 15-20 minutes or until onions and pears are completely caramelized and a dark golden brown.
  3. Add in the honey and apple cider vinegar. Cook for another minute. Taste and adjust for seasonings.
  4. Remove jam from heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Meanwhile, heat a clean sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Brush the remaining 2 tbsp of olive oil evenly over 1 side of each of the bread slices.
  7. On two of the bread slices, lay on the slices of brie. Top with 3-4 tbsp of the pear and onion jam.
  8. Top with the remaining two slices of bread, oiled side up.
  9. Place sandwiches, cheese side down, in the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  10. Allow sandwiches to cool slightly before slicing.