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The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield

Makes 4 sandwiches

Use mayonnaise instead of butter for added flavor and to keep the bread from burning.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 Italian bread slices
  • 8 American cheese slices

How to Make It

  1. Spread 1 1/2 tsp. mayonnaise on 1 side of each bread slice.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place 2 bread slices, mayonnaise side down, in skillet; top each with 2 cheese slices and 1 bread slice, mayonnaise side up. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining bread slices and cheese.