White Cheddar and Roasted Pepper Grilled Cheese

White Cheddar and Roasted Pepper Grilled Cheese

White Cheddar and Roasted Pepper Grilled Cheese

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

4 minutes


4 people

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day! It’s your mama’s grilled cheese sandwich with a trendy new twist! This comfort food classic redo features the contemporary flavor appeal of white Cheddar cheese and rich roasted red peppers. It’s a quick-to-fix grilled cheese sandwich recipe overflowing with flavor.

Why Try? Your family will love this familiar-with-a-twist flavor upgrade on the all-time lunchtime classic. It makes a great lunch or light dinner paired with steaming-hot Tomato Parmesan Soup.

Lighten up this recipe with reduced-fat Cheddar cheese and low-fat mayonnaise. Spread over thin-sliced whole grain bread and grill in a non-stick skillet sprayed lightly with cooking spray.


  • 8 ounces medium white Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup roasted red bell pepper, drained, fine diced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices country white bread
  • 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature


  • 1 Combine shredded cheese, roasted peppers and mayonnaise in bowl; mix well.
  • 2 Spread cheese mixture evenly over 4 slices of bread; close with top halves of sandwiches.
  • 3 Spread butter evenly over outsides of sandwiches; grill on both sides until golden and cheese is melted.



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