Tapas: Jamón y Queso Tostadas
- Grilled Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese
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of bread (baguette or similar, cut on the diagonal)
slices of jamon serrano
slices of manchego cheese
extra-virgin olive oil
whole-grain mustard (optional)
each slice of bread on one side only until lightly
golden brown, then turn over and drizzle with the
the cheese slices on the bread, top each slice of
cheese with a slice of ham and grill until the cheese
begins to melt.
with the mustard separately or you can spread it on
the cheese before it goes under the grill.
variation on this is to lightly toast both sides of
the bread first and rub one side with half a clove
of garlic before you drizzle the oil and place the
cheese and ham. Just make sure the whole slice is
covered or you could end up with the toast edges burnt
to a crisp!