Grilled Cheese on the Grill

LAST UPDATED: Nov 18, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Apr 23, 2014 | By: Julie Blanner

The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

Cooking & enjoying dinners outside is rewarding in so many ways! It’s an opportunity to take in some fresh air, enjoy a little sunshine & watch the kids play while I cook. It’s also a great way to eliminate the usual cleanup! I adapt many of our dinner standards in spring, summer & early fall for the grill. The grilled cheese is no exception! I make grilled cheeses in a variety of ways, but today I’m sharing my go to “recipe.”

The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

The key to a great grilled cheese is great bread. Sourdough is always delicious! Another grilled cheese must is fresh grated cheese. Choose a variety that melts well {gruyere, gouda, swiss & cheddar are all favorites}. Pre-grate your cheese in a bowl – believe me, it’s worth the 3 extra minutes. Block cheese is always a higher quality than pre-shredded cheese & it doesn’t dry out.

The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

Have fun experimenting with your grilled cheese, adding fruits, vegetables, jams & more!

The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

Grilled Cheese on the Grill

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • sourdough bread
  • gruyere
  • caramelized onion
  • proscuitto
  • granny smith apple
  • butter

Instructions

  • Heat your grill to medium.
  • Butter bread & add gruyere, onion & proscuitto.
  • Close the lid for a couple minutes, checking frequently - this will allow the cheese to melt.
  • Add thinly sliced apple, close & enjoy!
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The best grown up grilled cheese - on the grill. Get the details at julieblanner.com

The kids love it! I make theirs on standard white bread with American or cheddar. In fact, Isla was eating one while hanging on my leg during the taking of this photograph & Dusty attempted to take off with another.

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Coordinately yours,

Julie

 

You’ll love pairing this grilled cheese with this Tomato Soup!

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