Leipajuusto Grilled Cheese

Leipajuusto cheese smothered with peach-lingonberry jam, griddled between two pieces of rye bread.

Leipajuusto Grilled Cheese

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ServingsServings: 10


2½ lbs squeaky bread cheese

1¼ cups peach-lingonberry jam, sub-recipe

20 slices rye bread, sliced

1¼ Tbsp butter, unsalted, softened

5 cups peach mustard, sub-recipe

Peach-Lingonberry Jam

3 cups DOLE® Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Peaches, thawed

1 cup lingonberry Jam, purchased

¼ tsp green cardamom, ground

½ cup orange juice

2 Tbsp gelatin, powder

Peach Mustard

3¾ cup peach purée

1¼ cups stone ground mustard

3¾ cups peach purée

1½ Tbsp honey


Peach-Lingonberry Jam

  1. In a large bowl, combine orange juice and gelatin; stir until well combined. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. In a medium size pot, whisk together remaining ingredients and bring to a gentle simmer over medium-low heat; allow to warm for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove pot from heat and pour over gelatin mixture; stir vigorously to combine all ingredients.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Peach Mustard

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients; stir until well combined.
  2. Cover and reserve chilled until use.

  1. To Serve: Spread softened butter on outermost sides of each bread slice.
  2. Stack one slice of rye bread with 4 oz. squeaky bread cheese and 2 Tablespoons Peach-Lingonberry Jam.
  3. Over medium-low heat, griddle sandwich until golden-brown on each side, about 4-6 minutes per side.
  4. For each serving, plate one sandwich with ½ cup of peach mustard.

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