Gourmet Grilled Cheese

There’s nothing a kid needs more after a long day at school than an attentive parent and some good comfort food. Help your child settle into the new school year with this all-time favorite. The artisan bread lends a depth of flavor to an old classic and will have both kids and adults begging for more.

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 oz white mushrooms, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 slices caraway rye bread
  • 8 deli slices havarti or gouda cheese
  • 2-4 tablespoons butter
  1. Heat a large skillet over a medium-high flame. Add olive oil and heat.
  2. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until translucent.
  3. Add mushrooms and continue sauteing until onions have caramelized and mushrooms have cooked through. Transfer to a plate to cool slightly.
  4. To assemble sandwiches, layer the mushroom mixture with the cheese between two slices of bread.
  5. Return skillet to stove over a medium flame and melt 1 tablespoon of butter.
  6. Place 2 sandwiches in the pan and fry a few minutes on each side, until the bread browns and cheese has melted. Add butter to pan in between sandwiches as needed. Serve hot.

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