Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


A fancy sandwich for a quick lunch. Cream cheese is blended with mayonnaise and shredded cheese, then grilled between slices of French bread.

close up view of a Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwich with tomatoes on a red plate
Prep Time:
12 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 sandwiches


  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • 8 ounces shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

  • ¾ teaspoon garlic salt

  • 8 slices French bread

  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, shredded cheese and garlic salt. Beat until smooth.

  2. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Spread cheese mixture on 4 slices of bread, then top with the other 4 bread slices. Lightly butter both sides of each sandwich. Place sandwiches in skillet, and grill until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

783 Calories
65g Fat
32g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 783
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 65g 83%
Saturated Fat 26g 131%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 1436mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 98mg 2%

* 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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