These recipes bring a whole new meaning to grilled cheese by actually placing the cheese on the grill. We've represented the classic grilling cheese, halloumi, but also went beyond it with an array of cheese you've never thought to include in your barbecue. You don't need to be a gluten-free eater to appreciate how crazy-good these breadless versions of melty, smoky grilled cheese look.

By Sarah E Crowder

Melted Brie cheese is spectacular, but adding it to the grill? Practically magic. This smoky cedar version is topped with a peach relish. I think I'll skip the burger and make this my meal, thanks. Get the recipe at Better Homes & Gardens.

2. Grilled Raspberry Brie

If you don't have a cedar plank, you can still grill your way to melty Brie with this aluminum foil technique. Fresh raspberries are a juicy, vibrant touch. Get the details at Cook the Story.

3. Grilled Halloumi with Olive Tapenade

One of the most popular cheeses to put directly on the grill is Halloumi (also spelled Haloumi). This vegetarian-friendly grill option is topped with a homemade olive tapenade. Get the recipe at Fearless Fresh.

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4. Grilled Halloumi with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Or, if you want to take a sweeter route, try topping your grilled Halloumi with a fresh cherry salsa. Get the recipe at Well Plated.

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5. Grilled Halloumi Burgers

Grilled Halloumi also makes for a great vegetarian burger substitute. This hearty version also has grilled eggplant and pesto -- perfect for a summer cookout. Get the details at Veggie Belly.

6. Provoleta

Provoleta is a special brand of Provolone cheese from Argentina that can also withstand the grill's heat. Learn more about the history of provoleta asada as well as tips for grilling it at home at Cheese Rank.

7. Breadless Grilled Cheese Sandwich

OK. This recipe isn't specifically executed on the grill, but I'd like to try making it that way. I present to you, the 100-percent-cheese grilled cheese sandwich. It's cheese sandwiched between, well, cheese. Get the details at Dude Foods.

8. Grilled Paneer Salad with Spinach and Mango

Another excellent choice for grilling cheese is paneer, and another excellent recipe is this grilled paneer salad with spinach and mango. It looks so wholesome, filling, and beautiful! Get the recipe at Saffron Trail.

9. Grilled Paneer Skewers

I was also thrilled to stumble upon the idea to marinate the cheese before grilling. With the spiced yogurt marinade and the veggies, there is so much flavor packed into these grilled paneer skewers. Get the recipe at Appel Farms Cheese.

10. Plank-Smoked Peaches and Goat Cheese

This herbed goat cheese gets a smoky treatment from apple wood or maple wood on the grill. Paired with grilled peaches, it delightfully tows the line between sweet and savory. Get the recipe at from Better Homes & Gardens.

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