National Grilled Cheese Day Roundup

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day! Try one (or more) of these 12 tantalizing recipes below to celebrate this mouth-watering day.

It’s National Grilled Cheese day! What a great excuse to try a new twist on the classic grilled cheese sandwich recipe. (Not that you needed one.)

Chefs, home cooks, and food bloggers alike have been transforming this staple comfort food into countless variations that are sure to please all appetites. Try some of these tantalizing recipes below! 

  Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese by Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen.

A twist on the classic: Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons. This recipe is tested by a tough (and adorable) “whine” critic too! 

Roasted pepper grilled cheese Roasted Pepper Grilled Cheese with grated smoked cheddar and cream cheese! Pureeing the roasted peppers is a unique touch.
Turkish grilled cheese

The dates and fennel in this recipe really kick it up a notch: Turkish Grilled Cheese

greek grilled cheese Greek Grilled Cheese. This recipe uses pita bread, which gets nice and crispy, instead of regular bread.
Beefsteak tomato Using sourdough and adding avocado makes this recipe a real crow pleaser: Beefsteak Tomato and Avocado Grilled Cheese.
decadent grilled cheese For 3 more decadent grilled cheese recipes, including another Greek-style recipe with tuna, click here. 
mediterranean grilled cheese   Mediterranean Grilled Cheese: This mouth-watering combo of focaccia, pesto, brie and arugula is hard to beat.
apple naan grilled cheese

Grilled Cheese Apple Naan Sandwiches — Melissa shares her trick for including fruit in grilled cheese sandwiches.  

Mexican Grilled Cheese

Mexican Grilled Cheese — also known as a quesadilla!

Welsh Rarebit Welsh Rarebit: The Welsh’s take on grilled cheese is open-faced (how today’s version of grilled cheese started) and delectable. 
Grilling cheese with cranberry & pistachios

Bonus dessert option: Ditch the bread and just grill Canadian Queso Fresco cheese with cranberry & pistachios! Mmm mmm.

Did we miss your favourite grilled cheese sandwich variation? Share the recipe in the comments section below! 

by Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD

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