'Nduja Grilled Cheese

'Nduja is a soft, spicy spreadable salami. Balsamic vinegar and plenty of fresh mozzarella balance its spiciness in this sandwich.
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'Nduja Grilled Cheese

Recipe by Nicole Papantoniou

Start to Finish: 15 minutes

Servings: Makes 4 sandwiches


  • 3 cups baby arugula (about 3 oz.)
  • 1 tbsp. EVOO
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp. ’nduja (spreadable spicy salami)
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into 16 slices


In medium bowl, toss arugula, EVOO, and vinegar; season. Spread 1 tbsp. ’nduja on 1 slice of bread. Layer 4 slices of cheese on another slice of bread. In large skillet, cook bread slices, covered, over medium-high heat until cheese melts, 1 1/2 minutes. Top ’nduja toast with 3/4 cup arugula. Sandwich with cheese toast. Repeat with remaining ingredients.