At its core, the grilled cheese is a very simple sandwich, but it is this simplicity that allows for the possibility of so many grilled cheese recipes. The classic grilled cheese might be a favorite comfort food for many, but with the right ingredients, you can turn this easy sandwich into something special. For those that want to try something that is a little different, here are a few of our favorite recipes for outrageous grilled cheese sandwiches.
Lemon Lavender Blackberry & Ricotta Grilled Cheese
The blackberry sauce gives this grilled cheese a touch of tartness and the smooth creamy flavor of the ricotta cheese helps to balance things out.
Spaghetti and Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese
Sandwiched between two pieces of garlic bread, this grilled cheese takes the spaghetti dinner and makes it a handheld meal.
Eggplant Parmesan Grilled Cheese with Chili Tomato Jam
With crispy slices of eggplant, melted mozzarella cheese and chili tomato jam, this sandwich is a few steps beyond your average grilled cheese.
Flaming Cheetos + Arugula Grilled Cheese
The crunchy hot Cheetos and melted Gouda cheese make for a powerful combination of flavors and textures.
French Toast Grilled Cheese with Apples & Caramel
With cream cheese, apple slices and a caramel sauce between two pieces of French toast, this grilled cheese is going to be a breakfast time favorite.
Grilled Fontina Cheese + Blackberry Basil Smash Sandwiches
The Fontina cheese plays well off the sweet blackberry sauce for a taste that will leave you wanting more.
Ramen Bacon Grilled Cheese
Forget the bread and use these Ramen noodle buns for a grilled cheese sandwich that has bacon in the middle and melted cheese oozing throughout.
Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese
If you like jalapeno poppers, then this is a recipe that you are going to want to try over and over again.
Fried Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese
You get a nice combination of salty mixed with sweet when you try the friend chicken and waffles grilled cheese.
Dulce De Leche and Mascarpone Grilled Cheese
Turn grilled cheese into a dessert with this sweet and tasty recipe for dulce de leche and Mascarpone grilled cheese.
Bacon Pretzel Grilled Cheese
This is a simple grilled cheese recipe that uses soft pretzels for bread and bacon and cheese in the middle.
Spinach and Artichoke Melts
With melted cheese, chicken and a spinach artichoke sauce, this grilled cheese offers an awesome combination of flavors.
Perogie Grilled Cheese
This grilled cheese with bacon, cheese and perogies is simple and delicious.
Roasted Strawberry, Brie, and Chocolate Grilled Cheese
With strawberries, chocolate and melted cheese, this is one of the more extreme grilled cheese recipes that you will come across.
Ultimate Nacho Grilled Cheese
Crunchy, cheesy and delicious, the flavor of this grilled cheese will be will be a hit with just about anybody that tries it.
With these grilled cheese recipes, you take the simple rainy day classic and make into something that really goes beyond its normal place. If you are thinking that a simple grilled cheese is not enough, try one of these recipes for a totally new take on your favorite sandwich.