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It's National Grilled Cheese Month, here are 2 recipes you have to try
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Pesto Grilled Cheese - finished product

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and we're celebrating with versions of the classic recipe, as well as a few twists on a classic favorite: Pesto Grilled Cheese and Bacon Avocado Grilled Cheese, just to name two.

Interested in joining this cheesy celebration but not quite sure when? A good time to note that National Grilled Cheese Day is April 12. 

 

Pesto Grilled Cheese

 

Ingredients:

4 Tbsp. butter, softened

8 slices Artisan Cranberry Walnut Bread from our bakery

3-4 Tbsp. prepared pesto

4 slices provolone cheese

4 slices mozzarella cheese

1 ripe tomato, sliced

  Pesto Grilled Cheese - ingredients

Directions:

  1. Heat nonstick skillet or griddle over medium high heat.
  2. Butter one 1 side of each slice of bread. Place four slices of bread, butter-side-down, in skillet or griddle. Layer with pesto, cheese and tomato. Top with remaining read, butter-side-up.
  3. Carefully flip sandwich, reduce heat to medium and cook a few more minutes, or until both sides of the sandwich are golden brown.
  4. Slice in half and serve.

 

 

Bacon Avocado Grilled Cheese

Bacon Grilled Cheese - finished product

Ingredients:

1-2 Tbsp. butter

4 slices Upper Crust Old Country Bread from our bakery

4 slices sharp cheddar

4-6 slices bacon, cooked

1 avocado, sliced

1 ripe tomato, sliced

  Bacon Grilled Cheese - ingredients

Directions:

  1. Heat nonstick skillet or griddle over medium high heat.
  1. Butter one 1 side of each slice of bread. Place two slices of bread, butter-side-down, in skillet or griddle. Layer with cheddar, bacon, avocado and tomato. Top with remaining slices of buttered bread, butter-side-up. Cook until bottom slice is golden brown and cheese starts to melt, about 4 minutes.
  2. Carefully flip sandwich, reduce heat to medium and cook a few more minutes, or until both sides of the sandwich are golden brown.
  3. Slice in half and serve.
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