Ahh, it’s summertime and all the kids are home. What are you going to do for lunch? Grilled cheese may be the best go-to sandwich but by now may be getting old. Check out these grilled cheese sandwiches that take it to the next level.
We are sure that you will find something to love and inspire you here!
Choose from 13 different cheese sandwiches such as Dill Pickle bacon, Havarti Avacado, Pesto Grilled, and many more.
Let’s get cooking!
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Our family’s favorite is
Avocado, Spinach, Pesto Grilled Cheese
Makes 2 sandwiches
- 4 slices of bread (Our favorite is Oroweat Organic 22 Grains and Seeds)
- 1 Avacado, halved and sliced
- 1 cup baby spinach
- Sliced Mozzarella Cheese
- 2 Tbs. Pesto
- Olive Oil
- Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
- Spread Pesto on all slices of bread. Add a slice of cheese, half the avocado, 1/2 cup of spinach, and another slice of cheese. Close sandwich.
- Place the sandwich in a frying pan and cover so the cheese will melt. Cook 3-5 min. until bread is slightly brown, but not burnt.
- Flip the sandwich and repeat.
- Add half the avocado, and 1/2 cup spinach
#1. Blueberry Brie
By: Spend with Pennies
This Gourmet Grilled Sandwich is a step up from the classic grilled cheese! This version is made with soft thick bread, creamy brie, and fresh blueberries making it totally irresistible!
By: Swirls of Flavor
Caprese Cheese Sandwich is a twist on the classic grilled cheese recipe with an updated flavor. Every bite is brimming with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, pesto and fresh basil leaves, all the flavors of a summertime Caprese salad.
By: Spend with Pennies
Dill Pickle Bacon. This is the best sandwich ever with loads of crispy bacon, gooey cheese, and crunchy dill pickles. Grilled cheese will never be the same again!
By: Moms Test Kitchen
Who doesn’t love a bowl of hot, cheesy French Onion Soup? Well in today’s appetizer recipe, I’ve taken those flavors you love & put them in a buttery, hot, cheesy sandwich! Triple stacked high with melting cheese & caramelized onions, these grilled cheese stackers will fly off your serving plate!
By: Lemon and Zest
This Havarti Cheese Sandwich with gooey Havarti with avocado and baby greens is sure to make your average cheesy sandwich a thing of the past. Soup and sandwiches just got a makeover!
#6. Jalapeno Popper
By: We Are Not Martha
This Jalapeño Popper sandwhich takes everyone’s favorite jalapeño popper appetizer and turns it into a grilled cheese sandwich fit for a meal!
#7. Monterey Grilled
By: Food, Folks and Fun
These Monterey Sandwiches are layered with Monterey Jack cheese, bacon, deli turkey, avocado, and pickled jalapenos. They’re perfect for lunch or dinner and super easy to make!
#8. Parmesan Crusted
By: Little Dairy on the Prairie
Parmesan is everything you love about grilled cheese and garlic bread mixed into one amazing sandwich! It has the BEST crispy parmesan crust on the outside and plenty of gooey cheese on the inside! This will become your new favorite comfort food!
#9. Pepperoni Pizza
By: Soporito Kitchen
Pizza being the #1 favorite meal for kids makes this Pepperoni Pizza Sandwich guaranteed to be a favorite meal with a twist.
By: Beyond the Chicken Coop
Sophisticated cheese sandwich with Gouda, Parmesan, pesto, and tomatoes! This delicious gourmet sandwich is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
Oozy melty cheese and toasty crispbread. It could only mean one thing, the perfect cheese sandwich. This delicious cheesy sandwich is grilled and melted to absolute perfection. If you are obsessed with that perfect mix of crispy bread and oozy cheese, this is going to be your new favorite way to make an ordinary sandwich not so ordinary.
By: Food Meanderings
This Strawberry Moscato Gourmet Sandwich elevates grilled cheese to an entirely new level with strawberries, bacon and tamed jalapenos, sautéed in Moscato wine, with 2 kinds of cheese, and a delicious peach aioli.
By: Dizzy Busy and Hungry
This sandwich is comfort food any time of year, but would be especially yummy after Thanksgiving!
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Do you have some go-to summer recipes? I would love to hear what you do.