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Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A taste of childhood comes in the form of a cheesy, easy grilled cheese sandwich! This comfort food is super easy to create right at home.
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What goes good with a grilled cheese sandwich?

The best addition to a grilled cheese sandwich is a simple homemade tomato soup.

How to reheat a grilled cheese sandwich?

Grilled cheese sandwich is best reheated on a skillet, with 1/4 Tablespoon of unsalted butter, on medium-low heat. 

How to pack a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch?

Wrap the prepared sandwich in parchment paper, and tuck it into your lunch box. It won’t be as crispy as when you first make it, but it should be soggy either.

A taste of childhood comes in the form of a cheesy, easy grilled cheese sandwich! This comfort food is super easy to create right at home.

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Although I grew up in a Slavic household, American foods are near and dear to my heart. My family moved to the US in my childhood so I got a well-rounded cultural experience both at home and at school. Cheese sandwiches were one of my favorite childhood treats, and to this day, I love making grilled best cheese sandwiches, for my children. Combined with a hearty, homemade tomato soup.

Good grilled cheese will have a variety of cheeses!

The perfect grilled cheese sandwich has several types of cheese, not just one. The different flavors are rich and all of the cheese melts together to create a great cheese recipe combination. The type of bread you use depends on what flavor base you want. White bread is a very common one, while multigrain or whole-grain bread can add flavor. I like to use my homemade bread recipe, but store-bought will be good too. Thin slices of bread work best with tasty and gooey cheese!

American cheese-filled sandwiches are found on the menus of so many restaurants or drive-thrus, and yet the homemade version always tastes best. The melting combination of cheeses on the skillet, a bowl of tomato soup, and toasty bread is on a whole new level when you make it yourself at home. It’s too simple!

A hot sandwich is just what’s needed when you are hungry for a quick lunch. It’s filling and too easy to make. Just grab the sandwich bread, some different cheeses, and a little bit of mayonnaise, and there you’ve got your cheese toasty and ready to be made. 2-3 minutes of prep and 5 minutes to cook is all you need time-wise.

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What do you need for a grilled cheese sandwich?

Bread is the base of almost every sandwich. A sturdy bread is best. You’ll need 8 pieces of bread to make sandwiches for 4 people in this recipe.

Mayonnaise is perfect for the outside of the bread. It makes it crunchy and perfectly smooth flavor-wise.

Cheddar cheese is sharp and flavorful.

Gouda cheese is a smooth cheese that’s rich and nutty. It’s the perfect type of cheese for a grilled sandwich.

Havarti cheese is the kind of cheese that tastes more buttery. A slice of Havarti can be slightly acidic but very delicious.

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Here are some tasty dishes to go with a grilled cheese sandwich:

A citrusy fruit smoothie that gives you energy!

Some easy canned pickles to make ahead!

Easy Thumbprint Cookies that have a jam center make a great dessert.

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Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A taste of childhood comes in the form of a cheesy, easy grilled cheese sandwich! This comfort food is super easy to create right at home.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: american sandwhich, cheese sandwhich, grill cheese
Allergy: Nut Free, Sugar Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 520kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 slices bread, toasted
  • 4 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices gouda cheese
  • 4 slices havarti cheese

Instructions

  • Spread ½ Tbsp mayonnaise over top side of each slice of bread.
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  • Heat a skillet over medium-low heat, and place two slices of bread mayonnaise side down.
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  • Place 3 slices of different types of cheese over one slice of bread. When the bread becomes golden, close the sandwich and cook for about 5 minutes until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
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  • Serve immediately.
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Nutrition

Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 922mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 572IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 571mg | Iron: 2mg

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