Let's take a moment to appreciate the beautiful delight that is warm melted cheese on toasty and buttery sliced bread. Yes, I'm talking about grilled cheese. The classic comfort food is not only delicious and easy to make but it also brings about so much nostalgia.
However, as an adult and a self-proclaimed foodie, my tastes buds are now much more refined so the basic processed cheese on white bread combo doesn't always cut it. In my search for "grown-up" grilled cheese recipes, I've come across endless possibilities and mouth-watering flavour combinations. Here are 10 sophisticated and irresistible re-inventions of the iconic sandwich. Bon appetit!
1. Philly Cheesesteak Grilled Cheese
This marriage of the beloved grilled cheese and philly cheese steak is drool worthy! Get the recipe here.
2. Smoked Salmon Bagel Grilled Cheese
A modern take on the classic lox and cream cheese bagel. Recipe here.
3. Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese
This recipe has convinced me that you can transform any food into a grilled cheese. Recipe here.
4. BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese
You can never go wrong with the combination of BBQ pork, crispy bread and cheese. Recipe here
5. Breakfast Grilled Cheese with Ham and Cherry Jam
Skip the quiche and make your own fancy grilled cheese brunch. Recipe here.
5. Lobster Grilled Cheese
This lobster grilled cheese will leave you feeling all kinds of fancy. Recipe here.
6. Mascarpone, Nutella and Banana on Grilled Ciabatta
This warm and decadent dessert grilled cheese is swoon worthy. Recipe here.
7.Roasted Turkey, Cranberry and Brie Grilled Cheese
This grilled cheese is the perfect solution for leftover turkey & cranberry sauce. Recipe here.
8.Roasted Vegetable Grilled Cheese
You will be definitely be eating all your vegetables. Recipe here.
9. Chipotle Chicken Grilled Cheese
This grilled cheese actually won an award, enough said. Recipe here.
10. Feta Blackberry Grilled Cheese
Feeling adventurous? Try this lavender-infused feta and blackberry grilled cheese. Recipe here.