You are here: Home » Recipes » Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Fig Jam Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Fig Jam Recipe by Nicole SizemoreKitchen Tested Yield 2 servings In this grown-up version of a childhood favorite, the sweet jam balances the pungent cheese and peppery arugula. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Pair the sandwiches with a salad for dinner, or cut them into squares for a fabulous hors d’oeuvre. Ingredients 2 tablespoons fig jam4 slices multigrain bread3 ounces fontina or taleggio cheese, sliced1 ounce arugula2 teaspoons olive oil Instructions Spread fig jam on 2 slices of bread. Top with cheese, arugula and remaining slices of bread. Brush each sandwich lightly with olive oil on both sides. Place a cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sandwiches and press down slightly with a spatula. Cover and cook until golden brown on one side, 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and cook until second side is golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve warm.