George Foreman Grilled Cheese Recipe - Delicious American Classic

George Foreman Grilled Cheese

George Foreman Grilled Cheese Recipe - Delicious American Classic
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Servings: 1


George Foreman Grilled Cheese
George Foreman Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is a classic comfort food that is loved by people of all ages. This recipe for George Foreman Grilled Cheese puts a modern twist on the traditional dish by using a George Foreman grill to achieve a perfectly crispy exterior and gooey interior.


The grilled cheese sandwich has been a staple in American cuisine for decades. It is believed to have originated in the 1920s when sliced bread and cheese became more readily available. The combination of melted cheese and toasted bread quickly became a favorite among people looking for a quick and satisfying meal.


How to prepare

  1. Prepare the ingredients by taking out the bread and cheese, and place them on a plate.
  2. Plug in the George Foreman grill and allow it to heat up.
  3. While waiting for the grill to heat up, assemble the sandwich by placing the cheese between the bread slices.
  4. Once the grill is hot, open it up and carefully place the sandwich inside.
  5. Monitor the sandwich every few minutes to prevent it from burning.
  6. When the sandwich is nicely browned, unplug the grill and let it cool down.
  7. After a minute or so, remove the sandwich from the grill and transfer it to a plate.
  8. Enjoy your sandwich!
  9. After finishing your meal, clean the cooled grill using a sponge.


  • Add sliced tomatoes or avocado for a fresh twist.
  • Use different types of cheese, such as cheddar, Swiss, or pepper jack.
  • Add cooked bacon or ham for a heartier sandwich.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Use a good quality cheese for the best flavor and meltability.

- Don't skimp on the butter or oil when grilling the sandwich, as this is what gives it that crispy exterior.

- Experiment with different types of bread to find your favorite combination.

- Don't walk away from the grill while the sandwich is cooking, as it can burn quickly.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this grilled cheese sandwich with a side of tomato soup or a crisp green salad.

Cooking Techniques

Using a George Foreman grill ensures that the sandwich cooks evenly and quickly, with a nice crispy exterior.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use gluten-free bread for a gluten-free version.

- Use vegan cheese for a dairy-free version.

Make Ahead Tips

This sandwich is best enjoyed fresh off the grill, but you can prepare the ingredients ahead of time for a quick meal.

Presentation Ideas

Cut the sandwich into triangles or squares for a fun presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this grilled cheese sandwich with a glass of tomato juice or a cold beer.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

This sandwich is best enjoyed fresh, but you can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in a toaster oven or on the grill for best results.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of this George Foreman Grilled Cheese contains approximately 300 calories.


Each serving of this George Foreman Grilled Cheese contains approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of this George Foreman Grilled Cheese contains approximately 15 grams of fat.


Each serving of this George Foreman Grilled Cheese contains approximately 10 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

This recipe is a good source of calcium and vitamin D from the cheese.


This recipe contains dairy and gluten.


This George Foreman Grilled Cheese is a delicious and satisfying meal that is relatively high in carbohydrates and fats, but also provides a good amount of protein.


This George Foreman Grilled Cheese is a delicious and easy-to-make meal that is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner. With a crispy exterior and gooey interior, it is sure to become a favorite in your household.

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I discovered this recipe is a cherished memory, one that I hold dear to my heart. It was a sunny summer afternoon, and I was visiting my dear friend Martha's house for a casual get-together. As soon as I entered her kitchen, I was greeted by the delicious aroma of grilled cheese sandwiches sizzling on a George Foreman grill.

Martha, being the wonderful hostess that she is, immediately offered me a taste of her creation. I took one bite of the perfectly crispy, gooey sandwich, and I was hooked. The combination of the melted cheese and buttery bread was simply perfection. I knew right then and there that I had to learn how to make this dish for myself.

I asked Martha for the recipe, and she graciously obliged. She explained that the key to making the perfect George Foreman Grilled Cheese was all in the technique. She showed me how to butter the bread on the outside, place the cheese on the inside, and then carefully place the sandwich on the grill. She also shared with me her secret ingredient – a sprinkle of garlic powder for an extra kick of flavor.

I was in awe of Martha's culinary skills and her generosity in sharing her recipe with me. I knew that I had to practice making this dish on my own so that I could perfect it just like she did. Over the next few weeks, I made George Foreman Grilled Cheese sandwiches for myself and my family, tweaking the recipe here and there until I had it just right.

As I continued to make this dish, I started to experiment with different types of cheese and bread. I found that a sharp cheddar on sourdough was a winning combination, while a creamy brie on multigrain added a touch of sophistication to the classic sandwich. I even tried adding ingredients like caramelized onions, bacon, and avocado for a gourmet twist on the traditional grilled cheese.

Each time I made George Foreman Grilled Cheese, I felt a sense of pride and accomplishment. Not only was I able to recreate Martha's delicious recipe, but I was also able to put my own spin on it and make it my own. I loved sharing this dish with my friends and family, watching their faces light up with joy as they took their first bite.

Over the years, I have continued to make George Foreman Grilled Cheese for special occasions and everyday meals alike. It has become a staple in my recipe repertoire, a dish that never fails to bring smiles to the faces of those who taste it. I have passed the recipe down to my children and grandchildren, hoping that they too will find joy in making and sharing this simple yet delectable treat.

As I reflect on the moment I discovered this recipe, I am filled with gratitude for Martha and her generosity in sharing her culinary wisdom with me. I am reminded of the power of food to bring people together, to create memories and moments that will be treasured for a lifetime. And most of all, I am grateful for the simple pleasure of a perfectly grilled cheese sandwich, made with love and shared with those I hold dear.


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