Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Apples, Fig Jam & Boursin

Recipe courtesy of Chef Jeremy Lett
Corporate Executive Chef, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Create the ideal comfort food with this fancy grilled cheese with apple, easy fig jam, arugula and Boursin® Garlic & Fine Herbs cheese spread. This sweet and savory toasted sandwich offers a uniquely satisfying bite—anytime.



Small Pot, Food Processor, Nonstick Pan

For the Fig Jam:
  1. Place the figs, water, sugar, and lemon juice in a small sauce pot and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, until figs are softened.

  3. Allow to cool, then place in a food processor and puree.

  4. Add black pepper and stir. Cool and store refrigerated.

For the Sandwich:
  1. Spread the Fig Jam on the bottom of a piece of sourdough bread.

  2. Top with the apples, then the arugula.

  3. Spread the Boursin® Cheese on the other piece of bread and top the sandwich.

  4. Melt the butter in a nonstick sauté pan.

  5. Place the sandwich in the pan to butter one side, then flip it and cook until the bread is toasted.

  6. Flip and cook the other side.

  7. Place on a cutting board and slice diagonally with a bread knife. Serve.


  • portions


  • serving size

    1 Sandwich

  • day part


For Fig Jam:
  • 6

    oz dried mission figs (stem removed, diced)

  • 1

    cup water

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    tbsp lemon juice

  • Pinch black pepper

For Sandwich:
  • 2

    Slices sourdough bread

  • 2

    tbsp fig jam

  • 5-6

    Slices granny smith apple (1/8-in slices)

  • 1/2

    cup arugula

  • 2 1/2

    oz Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs

  • 1

    tbsp unsalted butter