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The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

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The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

So many people are trying to jazz up their grilled cheese recipes these days – and while I’m not hating it – I can’t resist a good old-fashioned grilled cheese. I like using sourdough bread for mine because I feel it gives the perfect amount of crunch. The use of American cheese pays homage to my Kraft singles days, while the Cheddar spruces things up a bit. Don’t shy away from the mayonnaise either, I promise it’ll taste like a regular grilled cheese, with just an extra hint of flavor and a lot more texture.  

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 1 Ounce sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 Ounce shredded American cheese

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and butter together. Spread the butter-mayonnaise mixture evenly on one side of each slice of bread. In another small bowl, combine the cheeses. Heat a nonstick skillet to medium high and place one slice of bread, butter-mayonnaise side down, into the skillet and top with the cheeses and the other slice of bread, butter-mayonnaise side up. Cover and cook for 2-4 minutes, until the underside of the sandwich is golden brown, and then flip. Press with a spatula to compress the sandwich, cover, and cook for 3-4 more minutes until the other side of the sandwich is golden brown as well. Press once more with the spatula, flip and cook for 1 more minute, then remove from pan. Let the sandwich cool for five minutes, then serve.  

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving1167
Total Fat46g71%
Sugar13gN/A
Saturated20g100%
Cholesterol83mg28%
Protein42g85%
Carbs147g49%
Vitamin A172µg19%
Vitamin B120.6µg10.6%
Vitamin B60.4mg17.6%
Vitamin D0.4µg0.1%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K4µg5%
Calcium480mg48%
Fiber6g24%
Folate (food)165µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)482µg100%
Folic acid186µgN/A
Iron11mg62%
Magnesium105mg26%
Monounsaturated11gN/A
Niacin (B3)13mg67%
Phosphorus543mg78%
Polyunsaturated10gN/A
Potassium453mg13%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg85%
Sodium2216mg92%
Thiamin (B1)2mg100%
Trans0.8gN/A
Zinc5mg32%