Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe
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Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

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These sandwiches are a delicious, dressed-up version of the traditional favorite. The pocket of melted mozzarella or provolone cheese and a crisp crumb coating give these hot sandwiches a tasty twist.—Vera Ambroselli, Lehigh Acres, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 slices Italian bread (1 inch thick)
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese or provolone cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 186 mg cholesterol, 856 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut a 3-in. pocket in each slice of bread; place a slice of cheese in each pocket. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Soak bread for 2 minutes on each side. Coat with bread crumbs.
  2. Cook on a hot greased griddle until golden brown on both side and cooked through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Italian Grilled Cheese in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 186 mg cholesterol, 856 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2014

This grilled cheese was a great variation to the average sandwich. It was obviously more work than the everyday grilled cheese but worth making. It was flavorful, gooey and still paired very well with tomato soup. The crust on the outside was crisp as well.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

My children LOVED this recipe and requested that I only make these grilled cheese from now on. My eldest said it tasted like a mozzarella cheese stick sandwich.

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