When a comfort food craving hits, sometimes there’s just no time to waste, right? Last week my husband made a delicious grilled cheese sandwich! I know there is no real science to making it, but he said that what appealed to him about the recipe was that you grilled the sandwich with Mayo instead of butter! So he decided to try this Food52 recipe out and find out if mayonnaise was better than butter.
What You Will Need:
– Sharp Cheddar Cheese (any brand could be used to get fancy, we just had the Costco house brand at that moment)
-Sourdough or any rustic bread (we used sourdough)
The original recipe was intended to serve 10 people, so we modified it for just the two of us. All you need is four slices of your chosen bread. Shred about 4oz of the cheese or whatever stacks up well with the size of your bread.
Heat frying pan over medium to low heat. Spread mayo on the outside of each slice of bread. Sprinkle your desired amount of shredded cheese on the inside of one slice of bread, cover with second slice of bread and place in frying pan.
Grill for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
When done, place it on a pate, add some chips or fruit, and lunch is served!
Easy peasy, right!!?
It was super delicious and it was equally as good as grilling it with butter. No waiting for the butter to soften or tearing up bread, and the whole thing was perfectly crispy and melty! This is definitely a great recipe to make when you are in a pinch and don’t have lot of time or simply want to try a new twist on an old favorite.