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Grilled cheese

Grilled cheese

This is the classic American pan-fried sandwich, the "grilled cheese".

The French have their own, slightly different speciality: croque-monsieur.

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Last modified on: June 8th 2016

For 4 Grilleds cheese, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
13 min.8 min.21 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten immediately
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #1 Grate 150 g cheese (Cheddar here) and 150 g mozzarella.
Stage 2
3 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #2 Lay 8 slices Sandwich bread out on the worktop and use a brush to coat one side of each slice with the melted 60 g butter.
Stage 3
4 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #3 Turn one slice of bread buttered side downwards and cover with grated cheese...
Stage 4
1 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #4 ... then sit the other slice of bread on top, buttered side outwards.
Stage 5
3 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #5 Put the sandwiches into a hot frying pan...
Stage 6
3 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #6 ...and brown on both sides.
Stage 7
2 min.
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #7 Turn down the heat, cover the frying pan and leave for 2 or 3 minutes to melt the cheese in the middle.
Stage 8
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #8 These fried sandwiches are tradionally served cut into triangles and fried to brown the edges as well (but this is not essential.
Stage 9
Grilled cheese : Photo of step #9 Serve piping hot, crusty on the outside and melting in the middle.

Remarks

For the cheeses, the ideal combination is Cheddar with mozzarella, but you can try any other combination - be adventurous!

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2303309 gr1361 gr310 gr
115 %119 %128 %47 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
33945 gr200 gr46 gr
17 %17 %19 %7 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
57577 gr340 gr77 gr
29 %30 %32 %12 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 Grilleds cheese : 3.06 €
Per Grilled cheese : 0.77 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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