Five easy and quick ways to make grilled cheese sandwich tastier

It won’t be an exaggeration to say that on a lazy day, grilled cheese sandwiches are a saviour. A comfort food for many, this easy-to-make delicacy has many versions. Over the years, the repository of recipes have only increased and it’s not really a surprise. After all, who doesn’t love the gooey goodness of melted cheese and hot grilled bread with some sumptuous filling?

On the occasion of Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, we bring to you five quick and easy sandwich recipes that can be made for a lazy Sunday brunch and also for your kid’s lunch.

Here are some recipes of the delicious goodness:

Try this tasty sandwich with the goodness of avocado.

Green Goddess Grilled Cheese
By Chef Swasti Food Strategist, Foodhall


2 slices – Bread
3tbsp – Pesto
2 slices – Mozzarella cheese
6 – Baby spinach
1 – Avocado (sliced)
3tbsp – Feta or goat cheese
1 cube – Butter


* Spread the pesto on each slice of the bread.

* On one slice, add sliced mozzarella, baby spinach, avocado slices, goat cheese or feta and another layer of mozzarella. Top it with the second slice of bread and gently press it down.

* In a pan, heat up some butter and gently lay the sandwich.

* Cook it on each side for a few minutes till it looks golden brown. You may press it down gently to seal everything in.

* Once golden brown on both sides, take it off the heat and cut into triangles. Serve immediately.

Make this yummy sandwich on this Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.

Caprese Grilled Cheese
By Chef Swasti Food Strategist, Foodhall


2 slices – White bread
100g – Mozzarella (sliced)
1 – Tomato (Sliced)
1tbsp – Basil (chopped)
2tsp – Extra virgin olive oil or Butter
Black pepper to taste


* Layer one slice of bread with sliced mozzarella, tomatoes and basil.

* Season with crushed black pepper and top it with the second slice of bread.

* Drizzle olive oil or butter in a non-stick pan or skillet. Swirl the pan around to coat the pan evenly with oil.

* Gently lay down the prepared sandwich and cook on both sides till the cheese has melted and bread has turned golden brown.

* Take it off the heat and cut into triangles. Serve immediately with some pesto.

Do you like a French grilled sandwich?

French Onion Grilled Cheese
By Chef Swasti Food Strategist, Foodhall


5tbsp – Butter
1/2tbsp – Extra virgin olive oil
1 – White onion (thinly sliced)
4 slice – Whole wheat bread
1tsp – Parsley
12 slice – Swiss cheese


* In a cast iron pan, add 1tbsp butter and oil. Heat it till the butter melts.

* Add the sliced onions and cook over low heat for 30 mins. Do not stir the onions too much. It needs to gently cook and caramelize (to turn dark brown in colour).

* Once it turns colour, add the chopped fresh parsley and set it aside.

* Heat up a new skillet until it is medium hot.

* Butter each slice of bread. Place two slices of bread, butter side down, on the pan.

* Add three slices of cheese on each slice of bread. Wait till it gently melts.

* Add some of the caramelized onions on one slice, when the cheese looks melted enough, sandwich the two slices of bread together.

* Gently press down and take it off the pan. Serve immediately.

Try out this easy Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

Coleslaw Cheese Grilled sandwich
By Chef Udit Bagga & Udit Bhasin, Cafe Out of The Box, Delhi

2 slices – Bread
2 to 3 – Small lettuce leaves
20g – Coleslaw
4 slices – Cheese
2g – Crushed black pepper
20g – Chilli mayonnaise
1 tsp – Salt


* Place two bread slices on a cutting board. Evenly spread chilli mayonnaise on both the slices with the help of a knife.

* Place a cheese slice on the bread slices.

* Sprinkle a pinch of crushed black pepper and salt over the cheese slice. Arrange a slice of bread with cheese, alternatively. Add a little coleslaw in between them.

*  Place the sandwich in the griller and keep it on till it turns golden brown and crispy.

* Once turned golden brown, place the sandwich on the cutting board and cut them into four equal pieces.

* Serve hot with french fries and garnish with lettuce leaves.

Try out this olive grilled cheese sandwich.

Black Olives and Jalapeno Cheese Sandwich
By Del Monte


1/2 cup – Black pitted olives
1/4 cup – Jalapenos
10-15 – Basil leaves
1/2 cup – Mayonnaise
1/2 cup – Cheese spread
Black pepper to taste
2 – Assorted bread


* Roughly chop olives, jalapenos and basil leaves.

* Fold the chopped ingredients in mayonnaise and cheese spread. Season with freshly cracked black pepper.

* Bring the mixture to spreadable consistency by adding some brine from jalapenos.

* Sandwich the spread between toasted sliced bread or baguette or focaccia.

* To serve, cut into fancy shapes or keep as open sandwiches with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

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