Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1 serving

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
This is a mouthwatering new twist on grilled cheese that’s a cheese-lover’s dream come true. You’ll be hooked! Feel free to skip the olives or swap breads to suit your taste. —Beth Dunahay, Lima, Ohio
Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 slices sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 5 Greek olives, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard
  • 2 slices rye or pumpernickel bread
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese


  1. Saute onion in 1 teaspoon butter in a small skillet until tender and lightly browned. Add olives; cook 1 minute longer. Spread mustard over bread slices. Layer one slice with onion mixture and cheeses. Top with remaining bread. Spread outside of sandwich with remaining butter.
  2. Toast sandwich in a small skillet over medium heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted.