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Smoked Gouda Veggie Melt

After a long day of teaching, I like to make these veggie-packed grilled-cheese sandwiches. My 8-year-old daughter is a big fan, too. —Charlie Herzog, West Brookfield, Vermont
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup shredded smoked Gouda cheese


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Place mushrooms, broccoli, pepper and onion in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Roast 10-12 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place bread slices on a baking sheet. Mix mayonnaise and garlic; spread over bread.
  • Change oven setting to broil. Spoon vegetables over bread slices; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
2 open-faced sandwiches: 523 calories, 37g fat (9g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 695mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 14g protein.
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  • Rianna
    Mar 25, 2019


  • MaryBeth47
    Aug 4, 2017

    Sounds good

  • gina.kapfhamer
    May 10, 2017

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  • happyian
    Sep 10, 2015

    Very good! Substituted creamy avocado for the mayo and they were gone in no time.

  • Beckiboo
    Jan 20, 2015

    Made for Football Sunday- Not a single one was left! Everyone loved it- even my picky 5 year old loved it! I Will definitely make this AGAIN and AGAIN! This recipe is a keeper!

  • pgarven
    Feb 19, 2014

    Good also with shredded mozzarella cheese instead of gouda or with whole wheat rolls instead of Italian bread.