Savory Grilled Cheese Recipe
Savory Grilled Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Savory Grilled Cheese Recipe

Read Reviews
5 4 5
Publisher Photo
A fast homemade herb butter gives these yummy sandwiches wonderful flavor.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces sliced Colby cheese
  • 8 slices white bread

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, parsley, oregano and garlic powder. Cover and refrigerate 2 tablespoons for Herbed Chicken Stir-Fry (recipe also in Recipe Finder) or save for another use. Place cheese on four slices of bread; top with remaining bread. Spread outside of each sandwich with remaining butter mixture.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 4-5 minutes on each side or until bread is lightly browned and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Savory Grilled Cheese in Simple & Delicious March/April 2007, p6

Reviews for Savory Grilled Cheese

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2015

"VERY GOOD!! would probably have been better if I had used the ingredients that were written in the recipe. (type of cheese and bread) The butter spread would be fabulous on almost anything!"

Reviewed Apr. 7, 2011

"We lOVE this! And the herb butter is great on other grilled sandwiches too."

Reviewed Mar. 1, 2010

"This was good. I used a french peasant bread, which worked well. My daughter, who doesn't like grilled cheese, actually ate this kind!"

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2009

"My husband has now requested that all of his grilled cheese sandwiches are made this way!"

Loading Image