Tested till perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

This uses the classic cheese – Cheddar, but you can try any other kind that melts well. For a change, omit the mustard and spread the bread with black olive tapenade or pesto. Instead of onion, add roasted red pepper or, for meat lovers, ham or prosciutto.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Get Grilling: Summer 2007

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 8 slices 8slicesFrench bread or Italian bread, (3/4 inch/2 cm thick)
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgrainy mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 4 oz 4ozold Cheddar cheese
  • 4 thin slices 4thin slicessweet onionsweet onions
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspbutter, softened
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Preparation

Spread 1 side of each slice of bread with mustard. Using cheese slicer, thinly slice cheese; arrange half on half of the bread slices. Top with onion and remaining cheese. Sandwich with remaining bread, mustard side down. Spread butter over both sides of sandwich. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Place on greased grill over medium-low heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until golden and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes. Cut in half.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 371 pro 13g total fat 21g sat. fat 12g
carb 33g fibre 2g chol 53mg sodium 797mg

% RDI:

calcium 25 iron 14 vit A 15 vit C 2
folate 24
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