Grown Up Grilled Cheese

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

Grown Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches will take your grilled cheese sandwich to the next level.  This sandwich is more than just American Cheese on bread that is slathered with butter before being placed in a warm pan and lightly browned while the cheese melts.  A grown up grilled cheese sandwich is made with three different types of real cheese, and the bread is spread with Garlic Parmesan Butter before being grilled on the stove top.

Grown Up Grilled CheeseThis sandwich is great on its own, but it also is a great accompaniment to Tomato Soup with Lentils.  This combination is a grown up version of a childhood favorite.

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Grown Up Grilled Cheese
Recipe type: Grilled Sandwich
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Serves: 4
An assortment of different cheeses grilled into a sandwich with a compound Parmesan -garlic butter transforms the grilled cheese sandwich into a gourmet treat fit for adults. The total cost of this recipe is $3.76 or about $0.94 per sandwich.
  • ¼ cup butter ($0.32)
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic ($0.08)
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley ($0.08)
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese ($0.06)
  • 8 slices sour dough bread ($1.00)
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese ($0.62)
  • 4 slices Havarti cheese ($0.80)
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese ($0.80)
  1. Allow butter to soften at room temperature for about and hour before beginning to make the sandwich.
  2. Add granulated garlic, dried parsley, and Parmesan cheese to the butter and mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  3. Break slices of cheese in half and set aside
  4. Spread the Parmesan garlic butter onto four of the slices of cheese. Place them butter side down in a heated skillet over medium heat. .
  5. Arrange two half slices of each type cheese on top of this piece of bread.
  6. Spread butter on one side of the remaining slices of bread and place them on top of the cheese topped bread with the butter side facing up.
  7. Flip sandwiches over and allow to lightly brown on both sides.
  8. This takes about 3 to 5 minutes per side.

Grown Up Grilled Cheese--Three types of cheese, and a compound butter on the bread makes takes grilled cheese to a whole new level.

Nutrition information is for one sandwich made with one slice of each cheese and spread with 1/4th of the garlic parmesan butter.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 643
% Daily Value
Total Fat 36.8g
Saturated Fat 23.9g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 108mg
Sodium 1083mg
Total Carbohydrates 46.9g
Dietary Fiber 1.7g
Sugars 1.9g
Protein 27.6g
Vitamin D 57%
Potassium 1%
Calcium 53%
Iron 9%

3 thoughts on “Grown Up Grilled Cheese

    1. If you hadn’t moved across country, I would gladly come over and make one for you. Your electric griddle would be perfect for making these. YUM!

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