Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich


This is a great twist on the classic grilled cheese that's dipped in an egg coating. My grandmother taught me how to make these when I was a teenager. My kids love them!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 3 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 6 slices American cheese

  • 12 slices sandwich bread


  1. Whisk eggs, milk, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and Parmesan cheese together in a bowl.

  2. Place each American cheese slice between two pieces of bread to assemble 6 sandwiches.

  3. Dip both sides of each sandwich in egg mixture.

  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.

  5. Place dipped sandwiches in the hot frying pan; cook until golden brown and cheese is melted, about 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
14g Fat
27g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 826mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 278mg 21%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 160mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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