Fresh Blueberry & Basil Brie Grilled Cheese

DifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 1 cup fresh blueberries
 3 tbsp water
 juice of ½ lemon
 1 tbsp granulated sugar
 2 ½ inch thick slices sourdough bread
 4 large basil leaves
 2 tbsp softened butter
 basil sprigs for garnish
1

In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine blueberries, lemon juice and sugar; bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened. Set aside to cool.

2

To assemble: Place bread on work surface. Spread 1 slice of bread with blueberry compote to cover. Arrange sliced Traditional Brie & Petite Breakfast on bread; sprinkle with basil leaves. Top with remaining slice of bread. Spread outside of sandwiches with softened butter or add butter to skillet.

3

In 12-inch heavy-duty skillet or griddle, over medium heat, cook sandwiches for about 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Carefully turn sandwiches; cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer until cheese is melted and golden brown. Cut sandwiches in half. Serve immediately. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.

Ingredients

 1 cup fresh blueberries
 3 tbsp water
 juice of ½ lemon
 1 tbsp granulated sugar
 2 ½ inch thick slices sourdough bread
 4 large basil leaves
 2 tbsp softened butter
 basil sprigs for garnish

Directions

1

In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine blueberries, lemon juice and sugar; bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened. Set aside to cool.

2

To assemble: Place bread on work surface. Spread 1 slice of bread with blueberry compote to cover. Arrange sliced Traditional Brie & Petite Breakfast on bread; sprinkle with basil leaves. Top with remaining slice of bread. Spread outside of sandwiches with softened butter or add butter to skillet.

3

In 12-inch heavy-duty skillet or griddle, over medium heat, cook sandwiches for about 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Carefully turn sandwiches; cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer until cheese is melted and golden brown. Cut sandwiches in half. Serve immediately. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.

Fresh Blueberry & Basil Brie Grilled Cheese