Shop Eat and Sleep Pear and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe serves one to two people.


  • 6 slices of semi-hard Brie cheese
  • 2 slices of French sourdough bread or ciabatta
  • 1 medium semi ripe pear you can use whatever is in season Bosc, Bartlett or Anjou
  • 2 tbsps. of butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup of craisins
  • 1/4 cup of arugula
  • 1/4 tsp. of olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. of lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Spread butter on both slices of bread.
  • Place both slices of bread, butter side down in a skillet on a medium flame.
  • Wash and core pear. Use larger slices about 3-4.
  • In a bowl add arugula olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper toss lightly.
  • Place Brie slices on top of bread slices facing up
  • Add pear slices on top of brie
  • Place arugula on top of pears
  • Place Craisins on top of pear
  • Place second slice of bread on top
  • Turn heat down and flip over sandwich and place lid on top of pan
  • Let it cook until both sides of bread are brown and cheese is melted.
  • Remove from pan, slice and enjoy.

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