Grilled Cheddar & Pear Sandwich Recipe Is a Grilled Cheese, Elevated by 30Seconds Food

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Grilled Cheddar & Pear Sandwich Recipe Is a Grilled Cheese, Elevated

There may be nothing more comforting than a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. But what happens when you add fruit preserves and pear slices to your cheddar? An elevated grilled cheese recipe that takes your sandwich to the next level.

Sari Greaves, a registered dietitian nutritionist, shares her easy recipe for a better grilled cheese sandwich. This recipe makes a delightful lunch or dinner for the whole family. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 to 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 to 13 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fruit preserves, any flavor
  • 1 slice organic Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 pear, thinly sliced

Here's how to make it:

  1. Brush one side of each slice of bread lightly with olive oil. 
  2. Turn the bread over and spread one slice with fruit preserves.
  3. Top with cheese and pear, then add remaining bread slice, oiled side up. 
  4. Lightly coat a griddle or large skillet with cooking spray or a healthy oil. Preheat over medium heat. 
  5. Add sandwich and cook for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted, turning once to brown both sides.

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Elisa Schmitz
This sounds delish for kids and parents alike!
Awesome idea to add pear slices to grilled cheese so good 🍐
I love a good grilled cheese sandiwch and this one is so extra...

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