Meatloaf Grilled Cheese Sandwich


This grilled cheese and meatloaf sandwich has crisped cheese on the outside and warm melted cheese on the inside. Perfect with sliced pickles and extra ketchup for dipping.

close up view of a Meatloaf Grilled Cheese Sandwich served with pickles
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
1 sandwich


  • 1 slice leftover meatloaf

  • 1 tablespoon margarine

  • 2 slices bread

  • 1 teaspoon ketchup, or to taste

  • 3 slices Cheddar cheese

  • ½ teaspoon prepared yellow mustard, or to taste (Optional)


  1. Place meatloaf on a microwave-safe plate; cook in the microwave on High, 30 seconds at a time, until heated through.

  2. Melt margarine in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Place both bread slices in skillet over melted margarine. Build sandwich on bread slice in this order: ketchup, 1 slice Cheddar cheese, warm meatloaf slice, and mustard. Flip second slice of bread over onto sandwich; cook until bottom of sandwich is lightly browned, about 2 minutes.

  3. Flip sandwich with a spatula and place 1 slice Cheddar cheese on top; continue cooking until cheese melts slightly, about 1 minute. Flip sandwich over and lay remaining slice of cheese on top; cook until cheese on the bottom of sandwich is melted and crisp, about 2 minutes. Turn sandwich over; cook until cheese is melted and crisp, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

759 Calories
52g Fat
32g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 759
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52g 66%
Saturated Fat 24g 122%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 1223mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 724mg 56%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 349mg 7%

* 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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