There is something so comforting about a grilled cheese sandwich! Today on Family Food Live, I will step it up a bit and create 5 of the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Ever!

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And now on to today’s recipes:

Basil Pesto Grilled Cheese

Shopping List:

  • Homemade or Pre-made Basil Pesto
  • Sourdough bread
  • Softened butter
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh Mozzarella cheese, sliced


  • Spread butter on one side of two slices of bread
  • On the other side of each slice, spread basil pesto
  • Place two slices of mozzarella cheese on one slice of bread
  • Top with remaining slice of bread, butter side out
  • Put parmesan cheese on a separate plate and press the butter side of the sandwich on the cheese (repeat on another side)
  • Put the sandwich in a pan and cook over medium heat until the cheese has melted and bread is golden brown
  • Serve


Tomato & Avocado Grilled Cheese

Shopping List:

  • Sourdough bread
  • Mozzarella Cheese, sliced
  • Tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 of Avocado, sliced
  • Fresh Basil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter


  • In a pan, melt butter over medium heat
  • Put 2 slices of bread in pan and add one slice of mozzarella cheese and tomato on top
  • Put rest of bread on top
  • When cheese is melted and bread is golden brown on both sides, remove from heat
  • Lift one side of bread and add sliced avocado and 1 tablespoon of basil
  • Serve


Three Cheese Grilled Cheese

Shopping List:

  • Sourdough bread
  • Slice of Swiss Cheese
  • Slice of Colby Jack Cheese
  • Slice of Provolone Cheese
  • Sandwich pickles
  • Softened Butter


  • Spread softened butter on one side of two slices of bread
  • Add one side of buttered bread on hot pan, top with swiss, colby jack and provolone cheese
  • Add sandwich pickles and second slice of bread with butter side up
  • Cook until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown
  • Serve

Apple & Gouda Grilled Cheese

Shopping List:

  • Apple, sliced thin
  • 4 slices Bread
  • Butter softened
  • 4 slices Gouda Cheese


  • Butter the outside of 4 slices of bread
  • Place the butter side down on two slices of bread and add 1 slice of gouda, then apple slices, and another slice of gouda
  • Then top it with the second slice of bread for each sandwich (butter side up)
  • Cook until the bread is browned and cheese is melted

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Shopping List

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 4 slices White Bread
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 4 slices Ham
  • Shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Butter


  • In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and season with salt & pepper
  • Put together the sandwich by spreading mustard and mayo on bread, then add the ham and cheese
  • In a skillet, melt the butter
  • Dip each sandwich into the egg and add to skillet
  • Cook 2-3 sandwiches on each side
  • Serve with powdered sugar

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