Bread, butter, and of course, cheese, Cabot proudly offers a wide selection of award-winning cheeses made with pure, rich milk straight from our family farms that are perfect for any grilled cheese variation. Here are 4 delicious recipes that take the tasty, timeless grilled cheese up a notch – bon appetit!
Pesto & Arugula Grilled Cheese
(makes 2 sandwiches)
4 slices whole-wheat sourdough
4 tsp butter
2 tbsp pesto
3 ounces thinly sliced Cabot Sharp Cheddar
1 ½ cups baby arugula
Spread butter over bread slices. Turn over and spread pesto on two bread slices. Top the other two slices of bread with cheese.
Place cheese-covered bread slices on a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Cook sandwiches open-faced in two batches, about 5-8 minutes.
Add arugula on top of melted cheese. Close sandwich and cut in half, serve hot.
Vermont Grilled Cheese Sandwich
1 tbsp butter
4 slices whole-wheat bread
4 ounces Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar, sliced
6 slices of bacon, cooked until crisp
2 tsp maple syrup
Melt butter in large skillet over medium-low heat. Top two bread slices with cheese and bacon. Drizzle maple syrup and add top bread slices. Move to a skillet and cook slowly until golden on both sides.
California Classic Grilled Cheese
1 tbsp butter
4 slices sourdough
4 ounces Cabot Pepper Jack cheese, sliced
6 slices of tomato
½ avocado, sliced
Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cover two bread slices with cheese, tomato and avocado. Add top bread slices. Move to skillet and cook slowly until golden and cheese is melted.
Ultimate Spicy Grilled Cheese
2 slices sourdough
5 ounces (about 1¼ cups) Cabot Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
2 tbsp finely chopped jalapeno
4-6 thin jalapeño slices, to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped green onions
6 jalapeno-flavored potato chips, crushed
Make the cheese crust: place 2-4 jalapeño slices in the skillet where bread will go, top with ¼ cup Cabot Pepper Jack Cheese and shape to size of bread. Place bread on top of cheese and press down.
Top bread with ¾ cup Cabot Pepper Jack Cheese, chopped jalapeno, green onions and potato chips. Cover with second slice of bread.
Remove sandwich from pan and place remaining jalapeno slices and Pepper Jack cheese in skillet. Place sandwich on top of cheese, pressing down lightly. Cook for 3-5 minutes. Remove from pan, let rest for 1 minute. Serve.
Cabot products are available in grocery stores island-wide.
For more information regarding each product, visit www.cabotcheese.coop