8 grilled cheese recipes that will totally top your mom's

Print this recipe
Grilled cheese is just so good. One of the simplest comfort foods, it can be rustled up in minutes after a long day, a good walk or a bad breakup to satisfy and soothe.
But as fabulous as it is just simply served on toast, did you know that there are lots of delicious ways to get your grilled cheese fix? Read on and start planning your supper.
Advertisement
Grilled cheese rollups (h/t Pop Sugar)
Make these awesome rolled-up cheese treats and give them to grateful children, or keep them all for yourself, dip 'em in tomato soup and feel like a big kid again.
Fried green tomato and bacon grilled cheese
A sophisticated take on a grilled cheese sandwich, the tartness of the green tomatoes gives exactly the right balance to the rich cheese for a seriously delicious lunchtime treat.
Kale pesto avocado grilled cheese
Thanks to the kale and avocado in it, you can dig into this gloriously flavored waffle-grilled mozzarella sandwich without any food-related guilt whatsoever.
Roasted cauliflower grilled cheese
This combination might sound odd, but why wouldn't it work? Cauliflower and cheese is a classic pairing, and it's often served with a breadcrumb crust, so why not just switch it around and serve it up as this mouthwatering sandwich?
Cheesy garlic bread toasted sandwiches with homemade soup
Two recipes for the price of one here, but why not when they work so beautifully together? Kick your shoes off and hunker down with the ultimate cheesy-garlicky-tomato-soupy comfort food and feel soothed.
Peking duck grilled cheese
The ultimate hybrid? Peking duck and grilled cheese? It shouldn't work, but it does. Don't worry about how; it's kitchen alchemy at its finest. Just make this stack of duck, cantaloupe, cucumber and cheese and believe.
Eggplant parm grilled cheese
If you love Italian-style flavors, then these rich and satisfying layers of cheese, eggplant and marinara sauce will be right up your alley. Perfect for a hearty lunch or even dinner, this is a sandwich that will make you fall in love.
Sweet heat grilled cheese sandwich
This fun sandwich is exotic, delicious and very different. Dial down the heat for kids and those with a sensitive palate, and serve this combination of grilled pineapple and melting cheese for an awesome weekend lunch.
Advertisement
Resources Pop Sugar
Print this recipe

Besides tasting delicious, this meal is perfect for eating on the go. It's simple to prepare ahead of time and can even be tossed in a lunchbox on the fly.
May 22   ·  
Advertisement
A fun twist on a classic!
May 21   ·  
May 20   ·  
May 18   ·  
This is an Italian-spiced recipe, using thyme, parsley and fennel seed to flavor the dish. You can also opt for a Mexican-themed version by replacing these spices with one tablespoon of taco seasoning. With a recipe this easy and delicious, the...
May 13   ·  
When you deep clean your kitchen, one area you don't want to neglect is your greasy hood filter above your stove. Think about it. The design of this contraption is to capture the smokey grease that occurs while cooking. Over time, the grime builds..
May 14   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement