A culinary classic featuring American cheese, Wisconsin Sliced Swiss, and ham on fresh white bread.


Heat sauté pan over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon butter; melt and add onion slices. Add a pinch of salt and pepper; cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove to plate; reserve. Butter one side of each bread slice. Heat sauté pan over medium heat. Add 4 bread slices, butter-side down. Layer on each slice of bread: 1 slice American cheese, 1 slice Swiss cheese, 2 ounces ham, about 1 tablespoon sautéed onions, 2 slices tomato, and an additional slice of American cheese. Top sandwiches with remaining 4 slices bread, butter-side up. Sauté sandwiches for 3 minutes: turn carefully, and grill until golden brown and the cheeses are melted.


  • 9 tablespoons butter, at room temperature, divided
  • 1 red onion, sliced 1/8" thick
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 slices classic white bread
  • 8 slices Wisconsin American Cheese
  • 4 slices Wisconsin Sliced Swiss cheese
  • 8 ounces smoked ham, sliced
  • 2 large heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes, sliced 1/4" thick (8 slices)
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