Ha·​var·​ti hə-ˈvär-tē How to pronounce Havarti (audio)
: a semisoft Danish cheese having a porous texture and usually a mild flavor

Examples of Havarti in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, the Hideout burger ($20) comes topped with an over-easy egg, Havarti cheese and eight ounces of ground chuck burger all sandwiched inside a brioche bun. Kate Bradshaw, The Mercury News, 10 June 2024 For example, sharp cheeses like cheddar add complexity while soft, mellow cheeses like Gouda, Havarti and Muenster add buttery creaminess and nutty cheeses like Swiss and Gruyere add extra-long cheese pulls. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 19 Jan. 2024 Chef Brad Wise makes a great burger at most of his Trust Restaurant Group eateries, but this gourmet butcher shop makes a great house dry-aged burger with bacon, Havarti cheese, may, mustard and house pickles. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 May 2024 Better Breakfast Sandwich: Cage-free egg, Havarti cheese, bacon, arugula and garlic aioli on a toasted pretzel bun. The Arizona Republic, 26 Jan. 2024 To start their day, regulars often go for The Works, a breakfast sandwich with egg, bacon, avocado, and Havarti and muenster cheeses on sourdough. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Jan. 2024 Gruyère cheese slices: Can substitute with other types of cheese, including Swiss, Cheddar, Havarti, and more. Jasmine Smith, Southern Living, 15 Nov. 2023 Mix it up a little more by including a few in-between cheeses, like semi-soft varieties (Fontina, Havarti, Muenster). Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Sep. 2023 One example is the Boujee Grilled Cheese, a brie sandwich with turkey, arugula, green apple, Havarti cheese and cranberry mayo. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 7 Sep. 2023

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Word History


Danish, from Havarthigård, farm of Hanne Nielsen †1903 Danish cheese maker

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Havarti was in 1954

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“Havarti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Havarti. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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