"Smiling" Grilled Cheese

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 tablespoons butter, softened

2 slices rustic white bread

2 slices ham

2 slices American cheese, plus 1/4 slice for serving

2 slices mozzarella cheese

1 grape tomato, halved

1 small pickle spear


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spread the butter on both sides of the bread.
  2. Build the sandwich with the ham and cheeses and place in the hot skillet. Cook until the bread is golden and toasty, a few minutes on each side.
  3. Arrange the tomato halves for the eyes, 1/4 cheese slice for a nose and pickle spear for a smile.
  4. This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use, therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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