Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


"A fancy sandwich for a quick lunch. Cream cheese is blended with mayonnaise and shredded cheese, then grilled between slices of French bread."


20 m servings 783 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 783 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 64.9 g
  • 100%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 20.6 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1436 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, shredded cheese and garlic salt. Beat until smooth.
  2. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Spread cheese mixture on 4 slices of bread, then top with the other 4 bread slices. Lightly butter both sides of each sandwich. Place sandwiches in skillet, and grill until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.
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  1. 117 Ratings


Nice take on grilled cheese! Not sure if I'd call it "gourmet", but it definitely takes regular grilled cheese to a new level. I used reduced fat cream cheese and Hellman's light mayo along with...

I just got finished eating this sandwhich. I followed the recipe to the T. It was fabulous! I make all the recipes just like they are written the first time. This way I can say if it's a goo...

I just made this again. I used garlic powder instead of salt and that made all the difference in the world. The sandwich doesn't need the extra salt. I also skipped the mayo like I did the fi...

When I put these on the table for lunch my husband looked at me like I was insane. He then took a bit and loved it. The cheese is gooey and a little tangy. I forgot to buy the colby-jack so I...

great recipe but the proportions are ALL wrong. More cheese, half of everything else!

Delicious starting point! I had a bunch of french sub rolls to use, so I made the cheese spread and put it inside my split roll. Then I baked at 375 for 10 minutes (until the cheese was melted...

This was a good change from a normal grilled cheese. However, it calls for WAY TOO MUCH mayo! Next time I would use half or maybe even a quarter of the amount and add more cheese. Aside from tha...

I followed the advice of the other posters and cut the mayo. I too added mozzarella instaed of the colby/jack combo I believe this recipe called for. Everyone in the house LOVED this recipe. All...

TASTY! I put some thinly sliced tomatoes on the cheese mixture, and I cut the mayo to 1/4 cup. I had to use taco seasoned colby-jack cheese because that's all I had (which I thought would make...