Mushroom Grilled Cheese

Mushroom Grilled Cheese

This Grilled Cheese with Gouda, Roasted Mushrooms and Onions recipe takes grilled cheese sandwiches to a new level of goodness.

A great classic grilled cheese sandwich is hard to beat. A grilled cheese sandwich jacked up with Gouda cheese and roasted mushrooms and onions? Well, that’s a grilled cheese sandwich that is even harder to beat.

I could go on and waste your time rambling on about how so wonderfully scrumptious this Grilled Cheese with Gouda, Roasted Mushrooms and Onions sandwich was that it didn’t even make it to the table. No joking. But I’d rather just tell you to get you some bread, gouda, mushrooms and onions, and get to it.

How to make it:

Ingredients:

– 1 tablespoon butter

– 1 tablespoon olive oil

– 1 small onion, sliced
– 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced

– 2 cloves garlic, chopped

– 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped

– 1/4 cup white wine or broth

– salt and pepper to taste

– 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

– 1/2 teaspoon truffle oil (optional)

– 1 cup fontina or gruyere, shredded

– 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano, grated

– 4 slices bread

– 2 tablespoon butter

Directions:

Melt the butter and heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

Add the onion and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.

Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.

Add the cremini mushrooms and saute until the start to caramelized and turn golden brown, about 10-15 minutes.

Add the wine, deglaze the pan and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 2-3 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper, add the parsley and remove from heat and let cool a bit

Mix the cheese into the mushrooms.

Butter one side of each slice of bread and place 2 in the pan buttered side down.

Top each with 1/2 of the mushroom mixture and finally the remaining slices of bread with the buttered side up.

Grill until the cheese has melted and the bread is golden brown, about 2-4 minutes per side.

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