Grilled pear, roast beef

and blue cheese sandwiches

Makes 2 servings

4 slices hearty white bread, such as sourdough

6 thin slices rare roast beef

1 ripe pear, cored and thinly sliced

3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

1 tablespoon butter, softened


1. On two bread slices, layer the roast beef and the pear slices.

2. In a small bowl, mash the blue cheese and the mayonnaise with a fork. Spread the blue cheese mixture onto the remaining two bread slices, and place, blue cheese side down, onto the roast beef and pear slices.

3. Spread the outside of each sandwich with butter. Place in a preferably nonstick pan over medium heat and cook for about three minutes, until golden brown. Flip and cook on the other side for about three minutes more.

Per serving: 383 calories; 17 g fat; 8 g saturated fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 17 g protein; 42 g carbohydrate; 9 g sugar; 4 g fiber; 818 mg sodium; 101 mg calcium

—Recipe from “The Preppy Cookbook” via

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