Who doesn’t love a nice, warm, and easy-to-make grilled cheese? Not only do they taste great, but the nutrient-dense bread used to make this deliciousness provides key vitamins and minerals to your body. This National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, we here at The Grain Foods Foundation want to offer you five recipes for a perfect grilled cheese sandwich.
Chicken Avocado Grilled Cheese
All you need for this modern classic is bread, butter, one chicken breast, and four slices of roasted red peppers. Bring them all together for a grilled cheese that will give avocado toast a run for its money as the world’s favorite avocado-and-bread dish. Check out the full recipe here.
Fancy Pants Veggie Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Imagine a taste of the finer side of life in a grilled cheese sandwich. 💭 Treat yourself to this meatless marvel of delicious cheese, honey, and veggies by simply adding Hawaiian honey, mushrooms, and asparagus to your standard grilled cheese. See the full recipe here.
Pesto Grilled Cheese
This is not your average grilled cheese: garlicky pesto, Swiss cheese and tomato take the schoolyard staple to a whole new level; one that’s fitting for grown-up taste buds. Check out the recipe here.
Pan Grilled Veggie and Cheese Sandwiches
For this sandwich we coupled our favorite Mediterranean vegetables with flavorful balsamic vinegar and mozzarella, all placed atop whole wheat bread. Then we grilled it. Cheesy, toasty veggie bliss. See the recipe here.
Popeye’s Grilled Cheese
So simple and so delicious, this sandwich is perfect for the busy grown-up. Not only is it ready in 10 minutes…all you need is cheese, bread, and spinach artichoke dip. Check out the full recipe here.
Teaming healthy whole and enriched bread with nutrient-dense vegetables, low-fat protein, and dairy is a nutrient-packed meal that can’t be beat. And thanks to National Grilled Cheese Day for a perfect excuse to enjoy one of the world’s best sandwiches.