Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich Melt

flickr photo by iLoveButter
Here’s a fast and easy sandwich you can make from ham and cheese that has quite an extraordinary rich flavor.

Ingredients:
8 slices of French Bread
4 slices of ham
4 slices of Swiss cheese
Butter Dijon mustard
Freshly ground black pepper
1.  Spread bread generously with butter, then spread a little mustard on 4 slices and top with ham, cheese, black pepper to taste.
2.    Press sandwiches together firmly and trim crust, if you like.  Cut into two triangles or leave whole.
3.  Melt a generous amount of butter in a skillet over medium heat.  Add sandwiches and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden.  Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Variation:
If you like, the sandwiches can be dipped into a mixture of 2 beaten eggs and ½ cup  (125 ml) milk before frying