Grilled Cheddar and Onion Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bread

Grilled Cheddar & Onion Sandwiches

Turn up the heat on the standard grilled cheese sandwich with the addition of grilled onion and bell pepper slices - you’ll think you just found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

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  • 8 slices Nature’s Own 100% Whole Wheat Bread

  • Butter at room temperature

  • 4 teaspoons light mayonnaise

  • 8 slices (3/4 ounce each) sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 4 onion slices (about 1/4 inch thick)

  • 4 green bell pepper rings (about 1/4 inch thick) (optional)

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • Salt


  • Butter 1 side of each bread slice. Turn 4 bread slices over and spread with mayonnaise.

  • Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat.

  • Cook onion slices and pepper rings 2 to 3 minutes per side until crisp-tender. Season onion slices with salt.

  • Place 4 slcies of cheese on bread slices spread with mayonnaise; top with onion and bell pepper, then another slice of cheese. Close sandwiches.

  • Wipe out skillet. Grill sandwiches 2 to 3 minutes per side over medium heat until bread is toasted and cheese is melted.