Step 1: Ingredients
- Loaf of bread (your favorite kind! we chose a Rosemary Potato loaf that really gave awesome flavor to the whole sandwich)
- At least 1/2 cup grated cheese (equal parts of Greuyere, Paremesan and swiss; alternatively, any other meltable cheeses)
- 2 tbl butter, softened
- 1 onion, sliced in thin strips
- Tomato soup, because grilled cheese just isn't the same without it
Step 2: Sautee the Onions
Step 3: Prep the Other Ingredients
Shred the cheese! We used fancy cheese that came in blocks so we needed to make an even mixture of all three. Make sure to mix everything up so that your sandwiches contain all of the cheeses (I did this with my hands, I'm hygienic like that).
Slice the loaf of bread. At this point you need to decide how much bread you are interested in having. Personally I sliced them somewhat thin since the loaf was short and I knew we'd each have two sandwiches. If you really love carbs, then go ahead and cut thicker slices.
Now take the butter and spread it on one side of each slice of bread.
Step 4: Concoct!
Place a slice of bread, butter side down, into the pan and sprinkle some cheese on top. Using a fork, distribute onions to the top of the cheese. Now sprinkle more cheese on top of the onions to meld the entire sandwich together. Finally place the second piece of bread on top, butter side up.
Do not be surprised if cheese gets all over the pan, remember that this is even more delicious that uncooked cheese.
When the cheese has visibly melted above and below the onions, flip over. I had some difficulty flipping since the cheese on top was just slightly melted, but used a fork for support and everything was just fine.
Step 5: Serve and Enjoy
Now munch and enjoy!
Also, make sure the cat does not get too close to the plate. Pete also enjoyed some of my soup...