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The Best Grilled Cheese Recipes

The Best Grilled Cheese Recipes

April is National Grilled Cheese month, but after making these recipes, you'll want every month to be just as cheesy.


How to grill grilled cheese:
Heat 1-2 tbsp of butter in grill pan over medium-high heat. Place sandwiches in pan and grill, flipping once, until bread is golden and cheese has melted, about 2-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Spread pesto (either store bought or homemade) onto two slices of seed bread. Place 2 pieces of mozzarella cheese on one piece of bread, followed by a 1-2 slices of turkey, a handful of spinach, and 1/4 of sliced avocado. Grill as above.

Spread 1-2 tbsp of tomato sauce on two slices of Italian or olive bread. Assemble sandwich with 1/4 cup of ricotta cheese, 1 tbsp of of chopped basil, 1/4 cup of sliced cherry tomatoes, and 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese. Grill as above.

Make two buttermilk waffles from scratch or heat up frozen ones. In a medium saucepan, combine 1/2 cup of blueberries, zest of half a lemon, 1 tbsp of lemon juice, and 1 tsp of sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Place 3 slices of brie onto one waffle and scoop bluebery mixture on top and top with the other waffle.

Place 2 slices of aged white cheddar onto seed bread. Top with 1 tbsp chopped walnuts, 1 1/2 tbsp chopped figs and drizzle with 2 tsp of honey.

Spread 1 1/2 tbsp of mascarpone cheese onto one slice of challah bread. On the other slice, spread about 2 tbsp of Nutella and top with 1/2 sliced banana before assembling. Grill as above.

Assemble sandwich with 2 slices of aged cheddar cheese, 1/2 of a sliced green apple and 3 strips of bacon on sourdough bread. Grill as above.