It's called a grilled cheese, so why not make it on the grill? Multiply this recipe by the number of people you're serving, then set out all the toppings and let everyone make their own creations.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July / August 2020


Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

  • Brush one side of each slice of bread with butter (or mayonnaise). Brush or sprinkle the other side of one slice with flavoring. Top with 1 slice cheese, vegetables, then the remaining slice of cheese. Top with the remaining slice of bread, butter (or mayo) side up. Place the sandwich on a piece of foil.

  • Grill the sandwich on the foil, flipping once, until the cheese is melted and the bread is toasted, about 1 minute per side.


Nutrition values shown are with butter, basil, sharp Cheddar and tomato.

Nutrition bonus: Vitamin A (38% daily value), Vitamin C (29% dv).

Nutrition Facts

461 calories; protein 21.8g 44% DV; carbohydrates 30g 10% DV; dietary fiber 4.9g 19% DV; sugars 5.8g; fat 28.8g 44% DV; saturated fat 16.1g 80% DV; cholesterol 75.8mg 25% DV; vitamin a iu 1913IU 38% DV; vitamin c 17.2mg 29% DV; folate 58.6mcg 15% DV; calcium 506mg 51% DV; iron 1.9mg 10% DV; magnesium 72mg 26% DV; potassium 483.8mg 14% DV; sodium 622.7mg 25% DV.