Our Favorite Grilled Cheese Makeovers
Our first recipe is a new take on a familiar favorite. We paired grilled cheese with a BLT for a luscious veggie-packed sandwich that feels like an indulgence. Serve with zesty dill pickle spears.
Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Fig and Honey
Grilled Portobello, Bell Pepper, and Goat Cheese Sandwiches
Grilled Gruyère and Olive Tapenade Sandwiches
Grilled Zucchini Caprese Sandwiches
Grilled Tomato and Brie Sandwiches
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Prosciutto, Fontina, and Fig Panini
Grilled Ham, Muenster, and Spinach Sandwiches
Mild Muenster cheese is too often overlooked; it’s great for sandwiches, burgers, omelets, or just plain snacking. It matches well with thinly sliced ham, fresh spinach, and sweet-and-tangy chowchow in these crusty-breaded sandwiches.
Mushroom and Manchego Panini
Summer Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Panini with Balsamic Syrup
Mozzarella, Ham, and Basil Panini
A few special ingredients—like freshly baked ciabatta bread or imported Dijon mustard—make a quick, simple sandwich seem like a restaurant treat for a midday meal.
Turkey Reuben Sandwiches
Turkey Panini with Watercress and Citrus Aioli
Grilled Turkey and Ham Sandwiches
Simplicity is the key to these easy sandwiches: Bread, mayo and mustard, deli meats, cheese, and tomato are all you need for a quick meal anytime. But toasting them in a skillet turns them into a gooey, melty, comforting classic. And of course, they need to be paired with
Dijon Croque Monsieur
Grilled Tomato, Smoked Turkey, and Muenster Sandwich<p> </p>
Grilled Portobello-Goat Cheese Pitas
Each element of this dish contributes unique elements. Crispy and chewy texture come from the grilled pita; tanginess and cooling creaminess from the goat cheese; sweet, juicy freshness from the tomato; and earthy smoky flavors and meaty texture from the portobellos. It's a great summer combination with a simple fruit salad made from whatever you have on hand.
Grilled Sourdough Cheddar Melt
Grilled Vegetable and Mozzarella Sandwiches
Griddled Banana, Mango, and Jalapeño Sandwiches
Be sure to coarsely mash the banana; you want to keep some texture there. Serving to kids with sensitive palates? Leave off the jalapeño; the sandwiches will still be great. For a killer brunch, serve with an over-easy egg.