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Blackberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich

If you’re looking for a gourmet grilled cheese recipe, your search is over. With five kinds of cheese and fresh blackberries, this sandwich is impressive enough to serve to guests.—Josh Rink, Taste of Home Food Stylist
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons softened butter, divided
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely shredded Manchego or Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese, sliced, rind removed
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries

Directions

  • Spread half the butter over one side of bread slices. In a large skillet, toast bread, buttered side down, over medium-low heat until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine cheddar, Monterey Jack and Gruyere cheeses. In another bowl, combine Manchego cheese, mayonnaise, remaining 3 tablespoons butter and onion powder.
  • On four slices of toast, layer Brie cheese, cheddar cheese mixture and blackberries. Top with remaining slices, toasted side down. Spread outsides of sandwiches with mayonnaise mixture. Toast sandwiches over medium heat until golden brown and cheese is melted, 5-6 minutes on each side. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 674 calories, 50g fat (27g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 1018mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.

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  • John
    Mar 17, 2019

    While some may like this, it wasn't something that I would make again. My wife agreed as well.

  • Emily
    Jun 20, 2018

    What an awesome idea! I made grilled cheese last night with smoked gouda and decided to add some blackberries because I had seen this recipe. It added a fun twist.