Not Your Mother’s Grilled Cheese

It should come as no surprise that we love grilled cheese. How could we not? It’s the perfect meal. It’s warm, gooey, and reminds you of home, no matter where you are.

And while we’ve long since outgrown Mom’s plastic-wrapped cheese singles, we are in no way immune to the wonders of biting into a perfectly melted sandwich.

In honor of that feeling, and to help all of our struggling cheese lovers out there, we now present our 5 favorite melty-cheese grilled cheese recipes. Enjoy!


 

1) Fontina Val d’Aosta

Photo Credit: Blue Apron

Heirloom Tomato & Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

This recipe takes the traditional grilled cheese and gives it just a bit of an edge. Perfect for the traditionalist (or the kiddos!).


2) Manchego

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Photo Credit: Tastespotting

Fig, Manchego Grilled Cheese Sandwich on Olive Bread

The combination of fig jam and olive bread in this recipe make for a delectably caramelized sandwich that’s both perfectly balanced and unexpected.


3) Goat Gouda

Actual mushroom

Photo Credit: She Wears Many Hats

Grilled Cheese with Gouda, Roasted Mushrooms and Onions

This sandwich is the definition of savory. Just try to resist it. We dare you.


4) Brie

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Photo Credit: Two Peas & Their Pod

Brie, Fig, and Apple Grilled Cheese

Nothing makes the butteriness of brie pop quite like the tartness of a sour Granny Smith apple. If you’re looking for something bright to liven up your day, this grilled cheese is it.


5) Gruyere

mushroom

Photo Credit: Food & Wine

Grilled Gruyère and Sweet Onion Sandwiches

We have only one thing to say about this sandwich: gru-YAY!


Looking for more grilled cheese tips to help you close out the winter? Check out more tips for grilled cheese here.


 

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