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Fennel & Fontina Cheese Sandwich

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“I love fennel and fontina! A different and tasty sandwich. I found the recipe in an Italian cooking magazine.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare vegetables.
  2. In a frypan over low heat, warm the olive oil.
  3. Add the onion and fennel, saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of water, cover, and cook for another 10 minutes, or until the fennel and onions are tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the saffron.
  6. Cook until the liquid evaporates, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  7. To assemble the sandwich.
  8. Top the 4 slices of bread with the sliced fontina.
  9. Spoon the vegetable mixture over the cheese, top with remaining bread slices.
  10. Cut each sandwich diagonally, arrange on serving plate and garnish with fennel fronds.

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