Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich

September 23, 2021

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are the perfect combination of crunchy and creamy flavor. Enjoy delicious cheese toast with this practical dish.

Today everyone is fond of cheese, it's one’s go to comfort food. And having Cheese with bread veggies is just like cherry on cake. Eating the best Grilled Cheese Sandwich can make your day much better. Every bite has a perfectly blended taste of the crunchy crust of bread along with vegetables, sauces and ranch. It definitely has become a comfort food for many people. Once you taste it, you fall in love with it and the after-taste is just like heaven.

Sandwiches indeed have a wide range of varieties but one of the best amongst these variants is undoubtedly Grilled cheese sandwiches. It has such a unique, authentic taste which cannot be replaced by any other food item. Cheese sandwich lovers are everywhere and you can be the next. To find out, read the mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich recipe below and prepare your own ultimate comfort food. Good luck!

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Taste Score: %80
Difficulty Easy
Servings 2 people
Preparation 7 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 22 mins

Tips

  • You can use several different types of bread for making a sandwich. Just make sure they are thick enough so that it can contain a good amount of cheese- fillings, vegetables and sauce mix.
  • Never overstuff your sandwich with a lot of fillings because then it will start to ooze out and stick during the cooking.
  • Always use non-stick cooking pans and utensils etc, so it will eliminate the risk of getting the food stuck during cooking.
  • At the time of cooking, keep checking and changing the heat temperature for the perfect crunchy crust.
  • After cooking, brush some butter on the bread. It'll add an extra flavour to the sandwiches.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Take your bread slices and brush one side with softened butter
  2. Top half of the grated cheese or 1 slice of cheese onto the bread slice.
  3. Preheat your skillet on medium heat.
  4. Butter the other 2 slices and place it upon the prepared cheese slice.
  5. Add herbs like salt oregano, chilli flakes, black pepper if you want .
  6. Grill your sandwich now. And keep flipping it over until it turns light brown in colour. Continue grilling until the cheese melts properly.
  7. Serve these sandwiches hot and enjoy with your family.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Serves 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories400
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.3 g36.3%
Sodium 639.2 mg27.8%
Cholesterol 75.6 mg25.2%
Protein 11.1 g22.2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is a Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a type of toasted sandwich. It is created by assembling cheese filling between the two slices of bread and cooking it until it turns light brown in color. It can be a mouth watering food any time of the day. Moreover, it is very easy to make.

Grilled cheese sandwiches have existed in this world since the 19th century but in earlier days it was called and known by different names. The French invented their “croque monsieurs” around the 1900s . Some also called these as, “melted cheese”, “toasted cheese”. But officially in 1960 the name “Grilled cheese sandwich” came into existence. You can also create your own recipe depending on your own taste and liking. You can add different types of vegetables or even chicken etc. Spices and sauces according to your likings.

What is the Best Cheese for Grilled Cheese?

Generally, the classic old grilled cheese sandwich is prepared using American cheese and white bread. But with time methods and ingredients have been revolutionised. Cheddar cheese is used the most among all the available cheese options. It's a creamy processed cheese. It has a very pleasant flavour and goes really commendable with the sandwich. You can also experiment in several ways adding herbas, spices, vegetables etc. with it.

What To Serve with a Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

There are several options to serve your best grilled cheese sandwich with. The Classic option of them all is to serve it with Tomato soup as a side dish. Other options are, salad, fruit salad, ketchups, chutney ranches, sweet potato fries, marinara sauce, brussels sprouts, chips etc. Just choose according to your taste and liking, because there are legit so many options and side dishes that go really well with cheese. You can try and even explore new side dishes with it, the more you explore options the more familiar with it.

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How to Store a Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

If you wish to store grilled cheese sandwiches you can half cook it, pack it with yourself and can cook it later on. And for storing the cooked sandwich, pack it in a serene plastic food wrap and keep it in a metal hot case or thermos. To avoid it from getting soggy, instead of plastic wrap you can use aluminium foil, or even paper towels. Still, try to not store it because the flavours fade. Grilled cheese sandwich is meant to be eaten hot with cheese melting in your mouth with each bite you take. When eaten hot it can be the ultimate comfort food.

Recipe Variations for the Sandwich

There can be several recipe variations for the sandwich.

You can always add or eliminate vegetables in a sandwich if you are vegetarian.

  • You can also add eggs or meat if you want.
  • You can always try different types of sauces and seasonings: mayonnaise, ranch, garlic sauce, etc.
  • You can also add different types of bread and cheese.

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