Make Your Next Grilled Cheese Great!

We’re not sure we know anyone who didn’t love a good grilled cheese sandwich for lunch as a kid! And while grilled cheese tends to have a reputation for being kid food, we know that isn’t the case!

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To celebrate National Grilled Cheese month, we’ve rounded up our favorite ways to dress up your grilled cheese and make it more of a meal.

Here are a few tips:

Add some protein!

Try this Cuban-Style Grilled Cheese with ham and chicken.

Cuban-Style Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Spice it up with this Chipotle BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese.

Chipotle BBQ Shredded Chicken Grilled Cheese

Give it a sweet twist with fruit!

This Cheddar & Pear combo is delicious!

Cheddar & Pear Panini

Give this Nectarine and Bacon Jam Grilled Cheese a whirl.

Nectarine & Bacon Jam Grilled Cheese

Get creative.

Add some Grilled Cheese Croutons to your next bowl of soup or use some to top off a salad.

Grilled Cheese Croutons

Try this waffle spin on grilled cheese, Grilled Cheese Chicken Sausage Waffles.

Grilled Cheese & Chicken Sausage Waffles

Add wine!

We all know that cheese and wine are the perfect pair, but serving this classic comfort food favorite with an adult beverage instantly makes grilled cheese more grown up! Check out our guide to learn which red and white wines pair best with which grilled cheese.

Wine and Cabot Cheese Pairings

These are some fun easy ways to make the standard grilled cheese sandwich a little more exciting! Give them a try and then put your thinking cap on to find even more delicious ways to enjoy your favorite sandwich.

Looking for a few more grilled cheese recipes?

Add chips and salsa for a crunchy twist!

Chips & Salsa Grilled Cheese with Cabot Pepper Jack

Chips & Salsa Grilled Cheese with Cabot Pepper Jack

Add some heat and healthy fats.

Hot Habanero Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Guacamole and Roasted Peppers.

Hot Habanero Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Guacamole & Roasted Peppers

Add some greens!

Grilled Cheese Florentine!

Grilled Cheese Florentine

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Focaccia Slab Grilled Cheese

Focaccia Slab Grilled Cheese

Add a little protein.

Griddled Rachel Sandwich

Griddled Rachel Sandwich

Cabot's Grown Up Grilled Cheeses

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Regan Jones is Cabot’s National Nutrition Communications Manager and the main voice behind @CabotRD on Twitter. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education and food-lover by birth,” she writes for the Cabot Creamery Blog from her home in Georgia.

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