Grub Americana

Basic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This classic grilled cheese is a blank canvas for your creativeness.

Recipe makes 2 servings

Whatcha Need:

  • 4 slices white bread
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 slices American cheese

Whatcha Do:

Preheat skillet over medium heat. Generously butter one side of a slice of bread. Place bread butter-side-down onto skillet bottom and add 2 slices of cheese. Butter a second slice of bread on one side and place butter-side-up on top of sandwich. Grill until lightly browned and flip over; continue grilling until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 2 slices of bread, butter and slice of cheese.


  • Add a slice or two of tomato between the cheese slices before grilling
  • Add a couple of crispy bacon slices between the cheese slices before grilling