Spinach, Artichoke, Mozzarella & Basil Grilled Cheese  Serves 4

 

1 tablespoon olive oil 

8ounces fresh spinach 

1 small onion, finely chopped 

1 8.5 ouncecan quartered artichoke hearts, finely chopped 

½ cup sour cream 

1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated 

2 tablespoons s.a.l.t.sisters Salsa di Parma Bread Dip 

12 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced into rounds  

Fresh basil, cut into ribbons 

2 tablespoons mayonnaise 

8 slices fresh bread 

Butter, softened 

In a small pan, heat olive oil over medium heat; add onions and spinach sauté until soft.  In a medium bowl, combine the onions and spinach with artichokes, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, and Salsa di Parma Bread Dip; mix well.   

 

To make sandwiches 

Butter the outsides of each slice of bread and lay butter side down on a piece of parchment paper or cutting mat.  Spread ¼ of artichoke mixture on each of the 4 slices of the buttered bread.  Lay basil leaves over the artichoke mixture then add 2 slices of mozzarella.  Spread mayonnaise on remaining 4 slices of bread; put mayonnaise side down over mozzarella.  

Heat a large skillet over medium heat, then cook the sandwiches for about 2-3 minutes until golden on the bottom.  Flip the sandwiches and cook for another 2-3 minutes.   

 

Charmane Skillen, s.a.l.t. sisters