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Grilled cheese with feta cheese, tomatoes, and spinach cut into squares stacked up like a tower

Greek Style Grilled Cheese Sandwich


  • Author: Vicky and Ruth
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 sandwich 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

When you want to indulge in a really comforting meal, try this grilled cheese recipe. Our grilled cheese sandwich has tangy feta cheese, muenster cheese, fresh spinach, fresh tomatoes on crunchy sourdough bread with pesto.


Ingredients

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  • 2 slices sourdough bread or country bread
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup crumbled sheep's milk feta cheese.  You may use vegan feta cheese
  • 2 tsp pesto store-bought or homemade pesto
  • 1 small tomato, sliced - See note 1
  • 2 slices Muenster cheese or any cheese of your choice.  It can be regular or vegan cheese
  • 6-7 Baby spinach leaves

Instructions

  1. Lightly toast the bread slices
  2. Spread one side of one of the bread slices with the butter and the other side with pesto.  Place on slice butter side down it on a nonstick pan, cast iron pan, or grill pan.
  3. Arrange 1 slice of Muenster cheese, feta, tomato slices, and spinach leaves on top. Top with the remaining slice of Muenster Cheese. Place the other slice of bread on top, butter side up
  4. Cook over medium heat for about 4-5 minutes per side until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown. Make sure you flip the grilled cheese carefully so the filling doesn't fall off. 
  5. Serve immediately

Notes

  1. You may use sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil as an alternative
  2. Alternatively, you may use a panini maker to make your grilled
  3. You may assemble the grilled cheese sandwiches a couple of hours ahead of time  and cook them right before serving

This post was originally published on April 28, 2014. It has been updated with new information and images. 

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 grilled cheese
  • Calories: 633
  • Sugar: 8.5
  • Sodium: 1303
  • Fat: 35.9
  • Saturated Fat: 20.1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 13.5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 49.3
  • Fiber: 2.8
  • Protein: 29.6
  • Cholesterol: 99.2

Keywords: grilled cheese sandwich, grilled cheese, crunchy grilled cheese

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