Strawberry and camembert cheese toasties

Forget brie and cranberry - try this fruity, gooey mashup instead for a melt-in-your-mouth snack. Using sourdough above all other loaves just takes this sandwich to the next level, too
Strawberry and camembert cheese toastie
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Strawberry and camembert cheese toastie
Spinneys sources strawberries from around the world
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Spinneys sources strawberries from around the world
March 05, 2020
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 5-10 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

½ loaf sourdough, sliced thickly
50g salted butter, room temperature
3 tbsp strawberry jam (optional)
250g camembert cheese, sliced
6 large spinneysFOOD Strawberries, thinly sliced
1 bunch spinneysFOOD Fresh Basil, leaves finely sliced
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Organic Mediterranean Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Zest of 1 lemon
spinneysFOOD Sea Salt
spinneysFOOD Black Peppercorns, freshly ground

METHOD

  • 1

    Prepare the bread by buttering either side of each slice.

  • 2

    On every other slice , spread a thin layer of strawberry jam and top with slices of camembert cheese. If the strawberries are very sweet you can leave out the jam.

  • 3

    In a medium bowl, add the strawberries and basil leaves together then dress with the olive oil and lemon juice. Season well with the salt and pepper.

  • 4

    Spoon the strawberries mix over the camembert cheese and top with one or two more slices of cheese.

  • 5

    Place the other slices of bread over buttered side up.

  • 6

    Place the sandwiches, buttered side down, on a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry with the lid on for 3-4 minutes or until golden and crisp.

  • 7

    Lower the heat and flip the sandwich on to the other side and fry for another 2-3 minutes.

  • 8

    Serve immediately.

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