A grilled cheese melts onto a warm plate.

Simple Grilled Cheese Sandwich and More

A variety of options

Perfect with my Rustic Tomato Soup.

 

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Who doesn't love grilled cheese sandwiches?!? Here are some variations sure to delight.

Ingredients

Traditional

  • 8 slices of good hardy white bread (or other preference)
  • 6-8 slices of Cheddar Cheese (to cover the whole slice of bread)
  • Butter – softened

Directions

  1. Butter 4 slices bread on one side
  2. Place enough cheese to cover each unbuttered side of 4 slices of bread
  3. Butter the other 4 slices bread on one side and place unbuttered side on top of cheese.
  4. Preheat oven on low broil.
  5. Place each sandwich on a baking sheet and toast each sandwich til just brown and cheese has begun to melt. ย Open oven and gently flip sandwiches to broil other side til just brown and toasted and cheese had melted.
  6. Serve warm with Rustic Tomato Soup and a dill pickle or other preference.

Ingredients

Blue Cheese, Cream Cheese and Pancetta

  • 8 Slices of good hardy white bread (or other other preference)
  • 1 – 8 oz package Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 – 6 oz package of Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 2 green onions finely chopped
  • 4 slices of pancetta
  • Butter

Directions

8 slices of good hardy white bread (or other preference)
Combine Cream Cheese, Blue Cheese Crumbles and green onion in a bowl.ย  In a pan cook pancetta til done and slightly crispy. ย Add to cheese mixture.ย  Butter one side of 4 slices of the bread. ย Spread Cheese mixture on unbuttered side. Butter one side of the other 4 slices of bread and place the unbuttered side on top of the cheese.ย  Place sandwiches on baking sheet and broil til slightly toasted and brown. Gently flip and broil til slightly taoasted and brown.
8 Slices of good white bread

Ingredients

Provolone, Swiss, Tomato and Pesto

  • 4 Slices of Provolone Cheese
  • 4 slices of Swiss Cheese โ€“ Feel free to use Cheddar instead of Swiss, have enough cheese to cover bread
  • Prepared Pesto Paste
  • 2 Tomatoes thinly sliced
  • Butter,ย  softened
  • Garlic Powder

Directions

Melt butter and add a tsp or more of garlic powder

Brush one side of bread with butter mixture. ย Pat tomato on paper towel to decrease any extra water Place a slice of Provolone Cheese on bread, then tomato slice and then Swiss Cheese ย Spread pesto mixture on other side of bread and place on top of Cheese. Brush butter mixture on the other side of bread. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil til toasted and slightly brown. ย Gently flip sandwich over and broil til toasted and slight brown. Enjoy with Rustic Tomato Soup.

Ingredients

Mozzarella Provolone Herb Butter

  • 1 Package of Shredded Mozzarella
  • 4 slices Provolone
  • 2 tsp fresh Thyme and Oregano finely chopped
  • Garlic Powder
  • Butter

Directions

Melt butter and add Thyme, Oregano and Garlic powder. ย Brush one side of bread with butter mixture. Add 1 slice of Provolone and then shredded Mozzarella cheese to other side of bread ย Place other side of bread onto of cheese and then brush butter mixture on the outside. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil til tasted and slightly brown and cheese has begun to melt. ย Remove pan and flip sandwiches over on the other side and broil til toasted and slightly brown. Enjoy with Rustic Tomato Soup.