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Pesto Grilled Cheese

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: grilled cheese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 595kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Pesto Grilled Cheese is a gooey grilled cheese recipe featuring Jarlsberg cheese, roasted red peppers, pesto, and pine nuts and sourdough bread!
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Ingredients

  • 8 slices Jarlsberg Cheese
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts toasted
  • 4 tablespoons pesto
  • 8 thick slices sourdough or Italian bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  • Heat panini press or large skillet. Coat with cooking spray
  • Butter one side of each piece of bread. Spread 1 tablespoon pesto on the opposite side of 4 pieces of bread. Build sandwich with roasted red peppers, pine nuts and JarlsbergĀ® cheese. Top with a buttered slice of bread, buttered sides face out.
  • Place sandwich in panini press, applying pressure for a nice buttery crust. If preparing in a skillet, press down with a spatula.
  • Remove, cut in half and serve with tomato soup or gazpacho.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 930IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 433mg | Iron: 0.4mg