Grilled Sandwich Recipes

Grilled cheese, panini, grilled chicken sandwiches -- almost everyone has a favorite grilled sandwich. Luckily, it's simple to make grilled sandwich recipes at home that satisfy even the strongest craving for comfort food.

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    Cuban Panini with Quick Pickles

    Friends will think you stopped by the deli. But in reality, these toasty sandwiches stuffed with spicy sliced pork and melty swiss cheese crisped up beautifully on your own grill -- in just six minutes. Pass the quick pickles!

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    Turkey Taco Panini

    Don't let the simplicity of these five-ingredient foldovers fool you: Bold, cheesy taco flavor hides just beneath the golden-brown exterior. Customize your grilled sandwich with black bean, corn, or fruit salsa -- whatever strikes your fancy.

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    Southwestern Chicken Panini

    With Tex-Mex flavors of spice and chile, a slightly sweet mango slaw, and warm grilled bread, this chicken panini is a surefire hit. Try it with a simple green salad for a balanced dinner.

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    Grilled Chicken Mole Sandwiches

    This perfect summer sandwich recipe features grilled mole-infused chicken breast served atop mashed avocado and topped with juicy tomato slices. It's sure to be your new favorite grilled chicken sandwich recipe.

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    French Onion Soup...INSIDE a Sandwich!

    Caramelized onions and melty mozzarella provide a dead-ringer flavor profile for the famous soup -- and the crusty bread? It's on the outside! Click to see how we did it.

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    Smoked Gouda and Apricot Melts

    Fans of sweet-salty combos, meet your new favorite grilled cheese sandwich. A double dose of apricot goodness (preserves and chopped dried fruit) ensures every bite of this gooey sandwich packs sweet and cheesy flavor.

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    Apple, Ham, and Brie Panini

    Perfectly crisp sourdough bread is just the beginning of this hot ham-and-cheese upgrade. Tart, thinly sliced apples and cranberry sauce make sweet complements to savory Brie and ham.

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    Italian Chicken Sandwich

    Foldable flatbreads char gorgeously on the grill while melty mozzarella binds chicken strips, banana peppers, and sauteed veggies into a savory filling. Delizioso, indeed!

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    Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    Few things are more satisfying than a classic grilled cheese sandwich. Master our no-fuss technique to turn out crowd-pleasing sandwiches as fast as they can eat them.

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    The Perfect Grilled Cheese Partner: Tomato Soup!

    A grilled cheese sandwich dinner isn't complete without a cup of tomato soup. Try this easy 30-minute soup recipe to round out your comfort food meal.

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    Panini Rajas

    Classic Mexican flavors -- chorizo, poblano peppers, guacamole, and crema -- unite in a grilled sandwich to remember. Try this sandwich with a citrusy coleslaw or spinach salad to round out your dinner plate.

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    Bacon-Cheddar Chipotle Chicken Panini

    This hearty chicken panini eats like a meal. We slathered whole grain bread with a three-ingredient chipotle cream spread, then piled on the chicken, cheese, bacon, and fresh fixings. Grill it indoors or out—either is delish.

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    Caprese Panini

    If you love the classic tomato-basil-mozzarella salad, these melty grilled sandwiches are going to change your life. Dip them in balsamic vinegar for the full Caprese experience.

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    Tomato-Avocado Grilled Cheese

    Fresh juicy tomatoes and cumin-laced avocado give this seemingly simple grilled cheese sandwich complex flavor. We love it on hearty whole grain bread with gooey Monterey Jack cheese.

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    Grilled Meat Loaf Sandwiches

    Turn last night’s meat loaf into today’s grilled sandwich, and watch your family’s eyes light up with delight. Warning: This stellar sandwich recipe might be reason enough to make a double batch of meat loaf the next time around!

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    5 Grilled Cheese Updates

    The classic sandwich gets a yummy makeover. From added avocado to layers of bacon, our five twists on grilled cheese are sure to please.

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    Peppered Turkey Panini

    Turn store-bought purchases, such as peppered turkey and juicy bruschetta topping, into a quick weeknight dinner with this panini sandwich recipe.

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    Farmers Market Grilled Cheese

    Who knew comfort food could be so fresh? Toasty sourdough and melted cheese combine with seasonal veggies in this quick summer meal. We used zucchini, tomato, and spinach, but choose what's best in your area.

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    Veggie Grilled Cheese

    Pickled vegetables are the secret ingredient in this grilled cheese recipe -- their bright, briny flavor adds a grown-up component to a childhood favorite.

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    Grilled Texas Steak Sandwiches with Dilled Horseradish Sauce

    Serve a simple yet hearty dinner sandwich filled with flavorful grilled steak and a bold, creamy dill sauce. This beefy Texas-style dinner takes just 20 minutes to make.

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    Bacon Grilled Cheese

    Amp up a classic grilled cheese sandwich by adding bacon. The smoky flavor works well with many cheeses, and this go-to quick meal works for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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    Healthy Lunch Ideas: Brown Bag Recipes

    Brighten up your brown-bag lunch with healthy lunch recipes. With fresh salads, easy sandwiches, and simple snacks, our collection of healthy lunch ideas will save you from unhealthy choices at the drive-through or vending machine. With a close eye on calories, we made sure each and every idea is full of protein and nutrients to get you through the afternoon.
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