There’s something heavenly and indulgent about the pairing of bread and cheese. No matter how you slice it (pun intended), you can’t go wrong with a grilled cheese recipe to comfort the body and soul. We’ve rounded up a few to stoke inspiration in the kitchen:
Grilled Cheese Recipes to Master
Frisco Melt Copycat: You can’t beat diner food. If the quick-service chain Steak n’Shake holds a special place in your heart, this sandwich is sure to become a favorite in your household. The key to the Frisco Melt is mastering the sauce and fortunately, this blogger breaks it down for you.
Grilled Macaroni and Cheese Sandwich with Braised Short Ribs: Can you say savory? This sandwich will no doubt stick to your ribs. It just might leave you wondering where it was your whole life.
Perfect Grilled Cheese: There’s nothing wrong with enjoying the simplicity of a classic recipe like this one from The Modern Proper. Bread, cheese, butter, and mayo come together to form a symphony of flavor. This blogger even offers some tips for preparing and cooking the sandwich to grilled perfection.
Pumpkin Grilled Cheese: The domestic goddess Martha Stewart knows best, and this sandwich from her website won’t disappoint. You’d be surprised how pumpkin pares well with the other ingredients to create a distinct flavor profile. Just be sure to use plain pumpkin puree, not the kind intended for pies.
Best grilled cheese ever: As the name suggests, this sandwich really packs a mean punch, loaded with meat and cheesy goodness. Can you say meaty? Sorry, vegheads, this one isn’t for you.
Ultimate grilled cheese: Barefoot Contessa’s version of the classic sandwich includes bacon and lots of it! Mayo, mustard, butter, and of course cheese create an irresistible combination.
Three cheese grilled cheese: Why only enjoy one cheese when you can have three? This one calls for Fontina, Sharp Cheddar, and Parmesan Reggiano. Yum!
Pesto grilled cheese: Pesto is versatile, and you bet it makes for a tantalizing ingredient in this recipe. Don’t forget the tomato to keep things interesting.
Vegan grilled cheese: Vegans don’t have to feel left out of the fun. This recipe from the Minimalist Baker promises a crispy, salty, cheesy, melty, comforting, and quick and easy culinary experience. Pair it with a creamy soup and you have yourself a winning combination for a cold and rainy spring day.
Kimchi grilled cheese: Kimchi is a Koran staple that has really taken off in recent years. And the best part? It’s a superfood. Follow the link to learn how you can marry Eastern flavor with Western comfort food.
Cauliflower grilled cheese: Following a keto or low-carb diet doesn’t have to feel limiting. This recipe proves you can have your cake…err…grilled cheese, and eat it, too! Who knew cauliflower was so versatile?
Greek grilled cheese: Feta, roasted red peppers, and olives are what make this Mediterranean-inspired dish. Mozzarella creates an interesting texture, too.
Do you have a go-to grilled cheese recipe? If not, you might find that these recipes end up in your regular rotation.