150 Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Creative and inventive recipes for everyone's favorite comfort food.
The classic grilled cheese sandwich is now one of the biggest trends in cooking and is enjoying an incredible resurgence in popularity. Top bloggers, NPR and television networks report that grilled cheese sandwiches are one of the top food trends to watch out for — many have even said that “grilled cheese is the new burger.” Specialty restaurants are popping up all over the country, and many established chefs are tweaking their menus to include their take on this beloved comfort food.
These fabulous recipes all begin with the theme of the grilled cheese we all love and then throw in a few creative twists to show how incredibly versatile this sandwich can be. They’re uptown, downtown, simple, gourmet and seasonal, and each recipe showcases Alison’s culinary creativity. And the sandwiches aren’t limited to just lunch or dinner — there are recipes for snacks, appetizers and even desserts. This collection is perfect for the home cook who wants tasty, economical meals featuring fresh ingredients.
Best of all, grilled cheese sandwiches are easy to make, so they’re ideal for college students, beginner cooks and even kids who want to help out in the kitchen. Whether you like to enjoy your sandwich with soup in the winter or with seasonal summer produce, these classic and new recipes fit the bill.
Alison Lewis is a nationally known recipe developer, television and social media food spokespersonand consultant, mom food blogger, food educator, food photographer/stylist and nutritionist, and is president of Ingredients, Inc., a food consulting company in Birmingham, alabama.