Fontina Grilled Cheese

Fontina Grilled Cheese
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Panera Bread used to serve a popular grilled cheese sandwich that used four cheeses, including a creamy, sharp fontina. The chain discontinued the menu item, but you can make one using similar ingredients at home for a copycat version.
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Fontina Grilled Cheese
Total time: 10 minutes
  • 2 slices ½ inch thick white bread
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 slice monterey jack
  • 2 slices fontina cheese
  • 1 slice sharp white cheddar
  1. Sandwich the slices of cheese between 2 slices of bread.
  2. Preheat a skillet, and melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-low heat.
  3. Spread or brush the outside of the sandwich with 1 tablespoon mayo and cook until light golden brown, about 4-6 minutes.
  4. Flip the sandwich, (add more butter to the pan if needed) and cook the other side until brown and the cheese is melted, another 4-6 minutes.
  5. You can press down on the sandwich gently so it will brown evenly, but don’t smash it.