16 Ways to Make Grilled Cheese

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Today is national grilled cheese day. Which calls for a cheesy celebration. We’ve put together 16 awesome ways to make one of America’s beloved sandwiches that’s adored by the young and the young at heart. Gone are the days when you just used a slice of cheese and put it in the pan. Creativity is oozing out from the bread with these recipes. Choose from Grilled Cheese Croutons (perfect in a bowl of tomato soup) to Grilled Cheese Kebabs to Grilled Cheeses in the shape of a football! You can find those and many more (including that tempting Caprese Salad Grilled Cheese pictured above) in the slideshow after the jump.

  • Caprese Salad Grilled Cheese 1 of 16
    Caprese Salad Grilled Cheese
    Tomatoes, Basil and fresh Mozzarella make up the iconic Italian Caprese salad. Now you can have it in sandwich form.
    Make caprese salad grilled cheese
  • Grilled Cheese Footballs 2 of 16
    Grilled Cheese Footballs
    Touchdown! The football fans in your house will go berzerk over these adorable football shaped sandwiches.
    Make grilled cheese footballs
  • Jalapeno Grilled Cheese 3 of 16
    Jalapeno Grilled Cheese
    Like your sandwiches with a little kick? Try these kicked up jalapeno grilled cheese.
    Make jalapeno grilled cheese
  • Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese 4 of 16
    Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese
    Grab the napkins for this grilled cheese meets sloppy joe sandwich creation. It's definitely different!
    Make sloppy joe grilled cheese
  • Skinny Grilled Cheese 5 of 16
    Skinny Grilled Cheese
    A grilled cheese that won't break the waist band bank? Yes please!
    Make skinny grilled cheese
  • Pesto Grilled Cheese 6 of 16
    Pesto Grilled Cheese
    Crispy and buttery on the outside and pesto perfection on the inside.We think it's perfection on a plate, what about you?
    Make pesto grilled cheese
  • Egg in The Hole Grilled Cheese 7 of 16
    Egg in The Hole Grilled Cheese
    Why have a regular grilled cheese when you can have an egg in the hole grilled cheese. Go ahead and have a little fun with your food!
    Make egg in the hole grilled cheese
  • Roasted Tomato and Arugula Grilled Cheese 8 of 16
    Roasted Tomato and Arugula Grilled Cheese
    A grilled cheese to suit even the most sophisticated palate. Boasting smoked mozzarella, roasted tomatoes and arugula.
    Make roasted tomato arugula grilled cheese
  • Pear Gruyere Grilled Cheese 9 of 16
    Pear Gruyere Grilled Cheese
    Fruit and cheese aren't just for wine parties. Give pear and Gruyere a switch by turning them into a grilled sandwich.
    Make pear Gruyere grilled cheese
  • Beer Battered Grilled Cheese 10 of 16
    Beer Battered Grilled Cheese
    Instead of sliders, try serving these beer battered grilled cheese sandwiches for your next game day or tailgating party! I don't think they'll last long.
    Make beer battered grilled cheese
  • Grilled Cheese Croutons 11 of 16
    Grilled Cheese Croutons
    Tomato Soup just fell in love all over again. This time with grilled cheese croutons.
    Make grilled cheese croutons
  • Fried Grilled Cheese 12 of 16
    Fried Grilled Cheese
    This prosciutto fresh mozzarella and over the top bechamel fried Italian grilled cheese will definitely earn your undying devotion.
    Get the recipe from bell'alimento
  • Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Truffle Oil 13 of 16
    Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Truffle Oil
    Grilled Cheese is all grown up with fontina, arugula and truffle oil.
    Get the recipe from The Novice Chef
  • Grilled Cheese Tomato and Tofu Sandwich 14 of 16
    Grilled Cheese Tomato and Tofu Sandwich
    Here's a vegetarian grilled cheese that we just love. Grilled cheese, tomato and tofu. Healthy and delicious.
    Get the recipe from The Little Kitchen
  • Mushroom Swiss Grilled Cheese 15 of 16
    Mushroom Swiss Grilled Cheese
    Mushroom & Swiss are a marriage made in sandwich heaven. Add caramelized onions and you've got one sweet sandwich.
    Get the recipe from bell'alimento
  • Guacamole Grilled Cheese 16 of 16
    Guacamole Grilled Cheese
    Grilled cheese just got a makeover with a heaping helping of guacamole. Go ahead and try to resist this one. We dare ya!
    Get the recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

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