Grilled Cheese with Mayo


This grilled cheese recipe with mayo is a nice change from your usual grilled cheese. It's made with pepper Jack cheese and mayo on the outside instead of butter. It's a grilled cheese sandwich with a kick. Feel free to use your favorite cheese combination. To make it kid-friendly, leave out the pepper Jack cheese.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 2 slices white bread

  • 2 slices American cheese

  • 1 slice pepper Jack cheese


  1. Spread 1/2 of the mayonnaise onto one side of a slice of bread; place, mayonnaise-side down, in a skillet. Top with American and pepper Jack cheeses. Spread remaining mayonnaise onto one side of remaining slice of bread; place, mayonnaise-side up, on top of cheese.

  2. Cook sandwich in the skillet over medium heat until cheese melts and bread is golden brown, about 2 1/2 minutes per side.

Editor's Note:

Please note differences in ingredient amounts and total time when following the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

500 Calories
35g Fat
27g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 500
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 16g 79%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 1349mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Calcium 465mg 36%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 148mg 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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