Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Rae 167

"This is a great twist on the classic grilled cheese. My grandmother taught me how to make these when I was a teenager. My kids love them!"


25 m servings 289 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 826 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk eggs, milk, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and Parmesan cheese together in a bowl.
  2. Place each American cheese slice between two pieces of bread to assemble 6 sandwiches.
  3. Dip both sides of each sandwich in egg mixture.
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  5. Place dipped sandwiches in the hot frying pan; cook until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 3 minutes per side.
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  1. 28 Ratings


I reviewed this recipe back when it was still a personal recipe. "We make these, too! Sometimes, if I have the inclination I'll add pepperoni in the middle and serve it with hot marinara. My ki...

There's just something about ooey, gooey melted cheese between a couple of slices of cripy bread... I LOVE grilled cheese and this is a nice twist with a bit of an Italian flair! This was so eas...

I tried this before it was a 'kitchen approved' recipe (Congrats, Rae!), and I've made it MANY times since. Here's what I had to say: AWESOME! This is one of those recipes that's like 'why didn'...

I was a little worried about the eggy, French toast texture of the bread, but it all comes together with great flavor and flare. It's like garlic bread meets grilled cheese meets French toast a...

Wow! Addictive!

I'm a little unsure of how I felt about this sandwich, it was just a little weird. The outside was too eggy for me and never crisped up. 3 stars from me.

I just really loved the Italian flavors of this grilled cheese sandwich. It had that yummy flavor, without a bunch of work. It was a nice change to a cold sandwich or plain grilled cheese. I cha...

Excellent. See notes.

Talk about a phenomenal grilled cheese! Love this concept and the final product. I could eat the whole batch myself. This will definitely go into the lunch/dinner rotation in our house. Would be...