Prosciutto, Chevre & Radish Toasted Sandwich

Prosciutto, Chevre & Radish Toasted Sandwich |

Oh cheese, how I love you. I mean, really, who doesn’t love you? You’re creamy and tangy and salty and gooey and oozy and….you’re everything.

To be honest, most of my dinners include at least a little bit of cheese. Whether it’s a sprinkling of Parmesan on a salad, some mozzarella on a pizza or a spoonful of crumbled feta over Greek-inspired meatballs, I enjoy cheese almost every day, at least in moderation. Currently, in fact, the “cheese drawer” in my fridge is so full of different varieties that it’s difficult to open and close without some serious re-arranging each time. And yes, the deli bin or whatever it’s really called is referred to as the “cheese drawer” in my fridge.

Prosciutto, Chevre & Radish Toasted Sandwich |

You really can’t have a sandwich without cheese. Unless it’s a PB & J, and then you get a free pass. Beyond that, your sandwich must have some cheese. Toasted sandwiches are perfect to highlight soft cheeses like chevre – the cheese will get slightly warmed and even more flavorful than when it’s cold. Here, I combined the soft goat’s cheese with Parmesan, then finished the sandwich with prosciutto, thinly sliced crunchy radishes, and arugula for a peppery bite.

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Prosciutto, Chevre & Radish Toasted Sandwich |

Prosciutto, Chevre & Radish Toasted Sandwich

Yield: 4 servings


  • 6 ounces chevre (goat cheese), softened
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 slices (1/2-inch thick) bread (I used seeded Italian bread)
  • 6 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 3 medium radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup arugula


  1. In small bowl, stir together chevre, Parmesan, chives, lemon juice and pepper.
  2. Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Spread each slice of bread with chevre mixture, then layer 4 slices with prosciutto, radishes and arugula. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over arugula.
  3. Preheat griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 3 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is dark golden brown and cheese melts, pressing down occasionally with spatula.


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  1. Oh my stars what a gorgeous sandwich! I want to reach in and grab it right out of the screen.

  2. Mmm you had me at chevre. I feel like pretty much the sandwich queen I have been eating so many lately. I love this combination.

  3. Very different, Lori, I think I’d like the bite radish and arugula bring to this cheese sandwich!

  4. You had me at prosciutto… one of my absolute favorite flavors. This sandwich is just fabulous!

  5. Heaven. I’m in Heaven. And my heart beats to that I can hardly speeeeeeeeak! 😉 Yummers x 10.

  6. Yup, I adore a cheese sandwich, too…so many options, so much deliciousness! Yours sounds amazing!

  7. This is a perfect sandwich! I love the cheese and prosciutto, but I really love the thin radishes. Oh My yum!!

  8. Cheese is part of many of my meals, too, and I love chevre!

  9. Wow look at that sandwich Lori! It’s got my name all over it!

  10. I absolutely adore the ingredient list for this sandwich!! I almost bought radishes when I went shopping the last time, but wasn’t sure what I wanted to use them for. Now I know!!

  11. I want one right now!! I just got some beautiful radishes in my CSA box and now I know what I will do with them. LOVE ooeey gooey cheese!!

  12. Can I move in? K, thanks.

  13. I’m not a sandwich person but this sounds right up my alley! Love chevre and even the radishes.

  14. This sandwich might be just the thing to get me to like radishes!

  15. I don’t have a deli bin in my current fridge so one of the crispers began the cheese drawer. That’s how I roll.

  16. I practically grew up on prosciutto–this sounds like an awesome and sophisticated sandwich combo!

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