Melty Ham + Gouda Toasts

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Confessions.

We had a fabulous night out this past weekend.

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It entailed a date with some of my favorite humans.

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It entailed trying new beer at this spot.

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It entailed so much good food at this spot.

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And about a bajillion hysterical laughs that interfered with my ability to say no to that last glass of wine.  Such a good thing at the time.  Such an awful thing after the fact.

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But as one of my brilliant dates for the evening noted,  “the juice is worth the squeeze, sweetheart”.

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And with a little help from Five Guys, and this melty gooey sandwich, I think I am officially going to be okay, you guys.

Onward and upward, friends….and back to a normal functioning adult I go!  Heres an awesome filler for your menu this week…hope your weekend was fantastic!

Melty Ham and Gouda Toasts

notes:  if you’re looking for a healthy whole grain bread we love this sprouted grain line..available at Target

Ingredients

2 Heaping Tablespoons Prepared Mustard

1 Heaping Tablespoon Mayonaise

1/2 Teaspoon Honey

4 Slices Whole Grain Bread

8 Sliced Deli Ham

1 Tomato, sliced

1 Cup Shredded Gouda Cheese

Directions

Preheat your broiler.  In a small bowl, whisk the mustard, mayonnaise and honey together.  Set aside.

Arrange slices of bread in a single layer on a baking sheet and place under the broiler.  Broil for approximately 1-2 minutes or until tops are just toasted and golden brown.  Flip over and broil for 30 seconds or until very lightly toasted.  Remove from oven.

Generously spread the mustard/mayonnaise mixture on top of the lightly toasted side of the bread.  Arrange the ham on the mustard/mayonnaise mixture, followed by the tomato and top with cheese.  Place back under the broiler and cook for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is browned and bubbly.  Serves 4

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