Every time we come across the golden-brown grilled combo of American cheese singles and Wonder Bread, a sense of comforting nostalgia overcomes us. Sure, there are more exciting cheeses and more flavorful (not to mention healthier) bread options to make this American comfort food classic with, but we can’t help but pay this humble sandwich our respects.grilled cheese can have. Thickly layered mozzarella, ricotta, and Swiss cheese piled onto soft, pillow-y challah, or creamy Brie and marinated tomatoes grilled on flatbread drizzled with balsamic glaze — either one will satisfy your deepest cheesy, bread-based needs.
Take your nostalgia for the comforting, simple white bread grilled cheese and transform it into a gourmet creation that assaults every inch of your taste buds with flavor. We have rounded up 13 mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich recipes that pile on the flavor with unconventional cheeses, flavor-boosting add-ins, and drizzled sauces for the ultimate cheesy sandwich.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.