American cheese slices between white bread may be the standard for a grilled cheese sandwich, but if your repertoire begins and ends there, your sandwich is not living up to its fullest potential. Just mentioning this sandwich makes every kid’s ears perk up, making introducing new flavors to your little ones easy when you make this dish.
So, mommies, we have rounded up the most decadent grilled cheese recipes out there. The list has everything, from savory to sweet recipes, offering something for everyone. Also, with these delectable flavors, you can sneak in ingredients your child is unwilling to try otherwise.
1. Perfect Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese
If you have leftover pulled pork or other slow-cooked meats in your refrigerator, this is the ultimate way to re-purpose it into something fantastic. Add fresh tomatoes, greens, and melted cheese, and you’ve got a sandwich that will probably become everyone’s favorite immediately.
2. Best-Ever Avocado Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Give your avocado sandwich a twist with this delectable sandwich. Avocados, melty Manchego cheese, and subtly spicy Chorizo make for a sandwich with a Spanish flare. Anyone you serve this to won’t forget it anytime soon.
3. Beet, Arugula and Goat Cheese Sandwich
If your kids don’t eat beetroot, they will give it a try if you incorporate them into a sandwich. This sando tastes as good at room temperature as warm, making it a perfect lunch-box meal/snack for your kiddo.
4. Broccoli, Bacon, Mustard Seed and Ale Cheddar Grilled Cheese
This sandwich comes together in minutes, making it a perfect breakfast recipe. Alternatively, you can serve it as a snack for those between meal hunger pangs. This recipe is also the ideal accompaniment to your favorite brew.
5. The Creamiest Grilled Cheese Sandwich Ever
Take your sandwich game to a whole new level with this delicious and creamy grilled sandwich. Add a little cream cheese, mayo, and mustard to your standard grilled cheese to up the creaminess factor of it.
6. Mushroom, Onion and Gouda Grilled Cheese
If you love French onion soup, you will love this sandwich. Sauteed mushrooms, onion, and cheese come together to make every bite something you look forward to.
7. Lemon Blackberry Grilled Cheese
Want to surprise your kids with a sweet sandwich with a hint of tart? Then try this lemon blackberry sandwich. The zing of the lemon and the sweetness of the blueberries blend perfectly with cheese and thyme. We guarantee it will be your kids’ new favorite meal.
8. Baked-Potato Grilled Cheese
This delicious sandwich will make for an excellent lunch-box snack for your little one. Fried potatoes, bacon, cheese, and other ingredients make this sandwich hearty. You can skip the bacon and add tofu or cream cheese to make it creamier.
9. Pepperoni Grilled Cheese
It is as easy to make as it sounds, as it is a combination of garlic bread and pizza. Apply garlic Parmesan butter to the outside of the sandwich for a delectable golden brown, crispy exterior, and layer the inside with mozzarella and pepperoni for a lip-smacking savory treat.
10. Cheddar and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
You read that right; this sandwich uses apples. This classic combination of tart apples and savory Cheddar will transform your basic sandwich into one that will be loved by kids and adults alike.
So, which of these grilled cheese recipes will you be trying this weekend? Do let us know in the comment section below. Also, if you have any exciting combinations your family loves, share them with us. We would love to give your recipe a try.