2 years ago

Grilled cheese four ways

One of the best things about this tried-and-true comfort food is that
you can swap in different ingredients for a completely unique sandwich every
time. Here are four of our favorite grilled cheese recipes:

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1. Cheddar, Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese

You’ll need:

  • Red Barn cheddar cheese,
    available in our deli
  • Apple
  • Bacon
  • 2 slices of bread
  • Butter

Directions:

  1. Bake the bacon in
    the oven
    until it’s crispy.
  2. While the bacon is
    cooking, shred your cheddar cheese and slice your apples into wedges, removing
    the skin if desired.
  3. Heat the apples in a
    skillet for 5-10 minutes until they soften.
  4. Butter both sides of the
    bread.
  5. Once the bacon is crispy
    and the apples are soft, layer cheese, apples and bacon on one slice of bread.
    Top with a little bit more cheese and the second slice of bread.
  6. Cook the sandwich in a
    skillet on medium heat, flipping once, until cheese in melted and both sides of
    the bread are uniformly brown.
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2. Caprese Grilled Cheese

You’ll need:

  • Fresh mozzarella cheese, available in our deli
  • Bushel
    Boy tomatoes
    , available in our produce
    department
  • Fresh basil, available in our
    produce department
  • 2 slices of bread
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. Brush both sides of the
    bread with olive oil.
  2. Slice the tomatoes to your
    desired thickness.
  3. Layer cheese, tomatoes and
    fresh basil on one slice of bread. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Top
    with the second slice of bread.
  4. Cook the sandwich in a
    skillet on medium heat, flipping once, until cheese is melted and both sides of
    the bread are uniformly brown.
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3. Hawaiian Grilled Cheese

You’ll need:

  • Emmental Swiss cheese, available
    in our deli
  • Fresh cored pineapple, available
    in our produce section
  • Lunds & Byerlys all natural
    uncured smoked ham, available in our deli
  • 2 slices of bread
  • Butter

Directions:

  1. Heat your oven to 350 F
  2. Slice
    the pineapple into thin sections
    , place
    on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, until softened.
  3. Butter both sides of the
    bread.
  4.  Layer slices of Swiss
    cheese, ham and pineapple on one slice of bread. Top with the second slice of
    bread.
  5. Cook the sandwich in a
    skillet on medium heat, flipping once, until cheese is melted and both sides of
    the bread are uniformly brown.
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4. Jalapeño, Avocado & Raspberry Grilled
Cheese

You’ll need:

Directions:

  1. Butter both sides of the
    bread.
  2.  Peel
    and cut the avocado
    into thin slices.
  3. On one slice of bread,
    spread a thin layer of raspberry jam.
  4. Layer slices of jalapeño
    gouda and avocado on top of the jam. Top with the second slice of bread.
  5. Cook the sandwich in a
    skillet on medium heat, flipping once, until cheese is melted and both sides of
    the bread are uniformly brown.

Enjoy!