With only 3 simple ingredients, this truly is the ultimate grilled cheese. Perfect for a tight budget or someone who's short on time, this uncomplicated comfort food sandwich is the perfect any-time meal. Use mayonnaise instead of butter for added flavor and to keep the bread from burning.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2015

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Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

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