Grilled cheese and spinach sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of my favorite quick comfort foods. They can be extremely versatile, easy and healthy all at the same time. This grilled cheese and spinach sandwich is the bomb try it soon!

Grilled cheese and spinach sandwich

This grilled cheese spinach sandwich was extremely simple to prepare. I choose a thick multigrain bread, which I spread some fresh pesto sauce and tabasco, and then placed the provolone cheese and fresh spinach in there!

The trick that I found when making stuffed grilled cheese sandwiches is to place cheese slices in between the greens, which makes it easier for the veggies to be held into place.

For grilled sandwiches you can pretty much use any stuffing of your choice. With grilled cheese sandwiches you can get creative. Using sun dried tomatoes and goat cheese will be my next choice. Stay tuned for that version because it is going to be the bomb.

Do you have any unusual grilled cheese sandwiches you and your family enjoy? I would love to know about it. The more ideas I get the better. You can’t really go wrong with grilled cheese sandwiches. I have seen sweet variations using blueberries and cream cheese…yum.

Well, there is not much to say about this grilled cheese and spinach sandwich. I leave you with this quick variation that I am sure everyone will love. It is simple, tasty and super delicious and go ahead and make your own variations.

Enjoy!

Grilled cheese and spinach sandwich

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Grilled cheese and spinach sandwich

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4 sandwiches

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 2 tbs tabasco
  • 4 tbsp pesto sauce
  • 4 oz fresh organic spinach
  • 2 tbs olive oil

Directions:

Heat a large skillet over medium heat.

Divide the olive oil over the outside of each slice of bread. Spread the pesto sauce over the inside of four slices of bread and the tabasco among the other four slices. Place one slice on the provolone cheese on four slices of bread followed by the spinach. Place the other cheese slice on top of the spinach and top with the other slice of bread.

Add the sandwiches to the pan and grill until golden brown and the cheese has melted, about 2-4 minutes on each side. Serve them while still warm.

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17 comments

  1. A grilled cheese and avocado sandwich is pretty tasty!

  2. All that melty cheese…this is a thing of beauty!

  3. Totally irresistible! That oozing out melting cheese is the killer!

  4. Love putting pesto in my grilled cheese!

  5. OMG! That looks so good! I love spinach and put it in everything I can.

  6. There is a cafe down the street from me that makes this combination, and it is absolutely amazing!! Your post makes me want to try to make one of my own sometime!

  7. I just had one of these last night! Totally needed a grilled cheese sandwich fix!

  8. I love spinach, but spinach with cheese? Life is perfect!

  9. Yo just found your blog and it is amazing. These grilled cheese make my mouth water just looking at them! Newest follower:)

  10. Made these for dinner tonight and they were amazing!!!

  11. I know you posted this ages ago, but this sounds amazing! my current grilled cheese obsession is strawberries covered in balsamic vinegar and olive oil tossed with basil & salt/pepper on sourdough with brie. Sounds weird but it is AMAZING.

  12. Your sandwich looks amazing!!!! I wanted to tell you about Rudis Spelt bread as alternative gluten free and light bread choices. It is really good. I love your recipes and your profile helps me determine what I’m cooking every week!

  13. Your sandwich r amazing i tried them today n they were delicious i had tried another recipe of becon with spinach n cheese if u wanna learn go to my page

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