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Strawberry Grilled Cheese

Golden and crispy outside with gooey, melted cheese and sweet strawberry preserves inside, this Strawberry Grilled Cheese sandwich recipe tastes like a fresh cheese danish.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 486kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Mix together the honey and vinegar in a small bowl and stir in the strawberries. Set aside for the berries to macerate while you make the sandwiches.
  • Spread 1 teaspoon butter on 1 side of each slice of bread.
  • Place 1 slice of bread (butter side down) on a cutting board. Top each with 1 1/2 tablespoons strawberry preserves and 1 1/2 pieces of cheese. Place the remaining slice of bread on top (butter side up).
  • Grill the sandwiches in a large nonskillet (or on a griddle) over low to medium-low heat until golden on both sides.
  • To serve, transfer each sandwich to a plate and sprinkle on a dusting of powdered sugar if desired.
  • Serve the sandwiches hot, along with the macerated strawberries to spoon on top.

Notes

  • Instead of white American cheese, you can use Brie, Camembert, Monterey Jack, or goat cheese.
  • Swap out the strawberry preserves for any flavor preserves you like.
  • If you don't have a nonstick skillet or griddle, a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet also works well for grilled cheese.
  • Cook these sandwiches over low to medium-low heat so that the cheese melts as the outside browns. Otherwise, the outside can brown (or even burn) before the cheese is melted inside.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 770mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 703IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 420mg | Iron: 1mg