The 5 Most Unique And Delectable Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
There might be no one food more comforting and classic than the grilled cheese sandwich. Warm, gooey, and crispy, it is hard to go wrong with a grilled cheese. You can use a variety of breads, cheeses, and toppings to create an endless number of renditions. The best part is that a grilled cheese is so quick and easy to make. You can have a delicious meal any time of day and only one pan to clean up afterwards. Some grilled cheese sandwiches, like the classic American on white bread, are so simple that they hardly require a recipe. The following five recipes take a unique twist on the classic for a sandwich that is high on flavor and low on work.
The Italian Stallion
This tasty sandwich combines the fresh flavors of a caprese with the rich creaminess of a croque monsieur. Be classy and eat it with a fork and knife or just shove the whole thing in your mouth while nobody is looking. Either way, it will be delicious. Sliced ciabatta breadFresh mozzarella or burrata cheeseThinly sliced tomatoFresh basilSea Salt Fresh cracked black pepperAlfredo sauceOlive OilBalsamic VinegarSlice ciabatta bread into 1/4 inch thick pieces. Layer cheese, tomato, and basil on top of the bread. Drizzle the toppings with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Fry the sandwich in olive oil until the cheese is melted and the bread is crispy and golden brown. Now, slather the top of the sandwich in Alfredo sauce and broil until the top is brown and bubbly. Mamma Mia!
The Bahn Make One For Mi
How could one possibly improve upon the fresh tangy flavors of a Vietnamese bahn mi? By grilling up the bread until it is nice and crispy and adding layers of gooey, melted cheese to balance out the fresh, spicy toppings. French baguette, split from the topComte, Swiss, or Other Mild White CheeseLa Va Cherie cheeseChopped cilantroPickled jalapeños Sliced onionsSliced cucumberSliced carrotsFish sauceSoy sauceRice VinegarSugarSrirachaMayonnaiseSplit a crusty French baguette from the top, stopping a 1/4 inch before cutting through. Turn the baguette on its side and press until flat, creating a pocket for sandwich fillings. Spread La Va Cherie cheese on the inside of the baguette. Fill with white cheese, cilantro, jalapeños, onions, cucumber, and carrots. Make a dressing out of fish sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, and sriracha and drizzle a teaspoon over the sandwich fillings. Combine 1 tsp Sriracha sauce with 2 tbsp mayonnaise and spread on the outside of baguette. Fry until the bread is crispy and cheese is melted.
The Sexy Mexy
This bold take on a classic grilled cheese combines all the flavor of mole enchiladas with the ease of a simple grilled cheese. Hearty sliced bread, like sourdoughPrepared mole sauceShredded chickenSauteed onionSauteed tomatoQuesillo or another salty white cheeseButterBrush the slices of bread with mole sauce on both sides. Fill with chicken, cheese, onion, and tomato. Fry the sandwich in butter until the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted.
The French Onion Soup Sandwich
Ever wish that you could get all the rich flavor of french onion soup in a portable meal that you can eat on the go? Now you can with this delicious french onion soup sandwich. Yellow onionsButterWhite wineBeef stockSwiss cheeseFrench baguetteFresh thymeFresh cracked black pepperSea saltSaute onions in butter until a brown crust forms on the bottom of the pan. Add 1/4 cup of liquid at a time, alternating between white wine and beef stock, and use a a wooden spoon to scrape the crust off the bottom of the pan. Split a crusty French baguette from the top, stopping a 1/4 inch before cutting through. Turn the baguette on its side and press until flat, creating a pocket for sandwich fillings. Place Swiss cheese and caramelized onions inside the baguette and season the whole thing with salt and pepper. Cook the sandwich in butter until the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted.
The Dieter’s Ruin
French baguetteNutellaBrie CheeseButterFlaked sea saltSplit a crusty French baguette from the top, stopping a 1/4 inch before cutting through. Turn the baguette on its side and press until flat, creating a pocket for sandwich fillings. Spread the inside of the bread with Nutella spread and fill with brie cheese. Cook the sandwich in butter, top with flaked sea salt, and kiss your abs goodbye. Grilled cheese might be an memorable food from when you were a kid but the above five recipes are anything but child’s play. Whip up these sandwiches when you want a cheesy, comforting meal that is full of flavor.