Parmesan-Crusted Pesto-Gruyére Grilled Cheese Recipe

Parmesan-Crusted Pesto-Gruyére Grilled Cheese Recipe
Contributor
Jane Bruce

Pesto makes everything better, so spread a generous dollop on this grilled cheese sandwich that's crusted with Parmesan and filled with Gruyére.

1
Servings
140
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  Parmesan cheese
  • 1  Tablespoon  Pesto
  • slices Gruyére cheese
  • slices bread

Directions

Sprinkle Parmesan on the outside of both slices of bread. Heat the bread in the microwave or oven until the Parmesan is melted. Spread pesto on the inside of the slices of bread and top with slices of Gruyére. Grill the sandwich until the cheese is melted and the bread is cripsy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
38µg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
32µg
36%
Calcium, Ca
95mg
10%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
121mg
17%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
396mg
26%
Water
20g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Parmesan Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Parmesan Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.