Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Caramelized Onion and Spinach Pesto

2 Servings
40 Minutes

This my friends is a grilled cheese extraordinaire - comforting as it is elegant and down to earth as it is glamorous! Sourdough slices lathered in a creamy and garlicky butter, layered inside with smooth jalapeño Havarti, sharp cheddar cheese, sweet spiced caramelized onions, fresh spinach pesto - and toasted in the skillet to a rich golden colour. The crispy bread, the hot cheese oozing out, the ultra-flavourful pesto - it’s sheer comfort food served gourmet style!

Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Caramelized Onion and Spinach Pesto

Recipe details

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes|Cook time: 10 Minutes|Total time: 40 Minutes

Ingredients

FOR THE SPINACH PESTO

FOR THE SANDWICH

Instructions

For the pesto

Add all ingredients to a food processor, pulse until smooth. Set aside.

For the onions

Heat 2tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté onions until soft and translucent.
Season with sea salt and chili flakes, cook until browned.

To assemble the sandwich

Combine garlic and butter. Spread garlic butter on the outside of each pair of bread slices. On the inside, layer cheese, onions, and pesto.
Toast sandwich in skillet for 4-5min on each side, or until golden.

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