Zesty Grilled Cheese

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Prep Time: 5 min       Cook Time: 10 min


  • Sourdough Bread (2 slices)
  • Red Onion (1/3 ; chopped small)
  • Balsamic Vinegar (2 spoon fulls)
  • Brown Sugar (2 spoons full)
  • Swiss Cheese (2 slices)
  • Butter
  • Optional: Bacon
  • Optional: Additional Cheeses


  1. Chop up the Red Onion and drop it into a hot pan with a little Butter.
  2. As you brown up the onion, add your Balsamic Vinegar.
  3. After another minute or two drop in the Brown Sugar to your onion mixture.
  4. When the onion becomes soft and translucent, scoop it out and drop in your pieces of bread (buttered) into your hot pan.
  5. As the sides of the bread toast, add your cheese and onions back in and assemble your grilled cheese.

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Tips & Tricks:

  • Play with the vinegar/sugar ration to get just the right flavor (depending on if you like it sweeter or tangier).
  • Cook until the cheese is melted and stringy.


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