Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach

by Marla on June 27, 2014 · 22 comments

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Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach. Ooey gooey, hot melted cheese, fried up with lots of butter on whole grain seeded bread. Let’s not forget the mayo. And spinach because that makes this healthy. Right?

Right.

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Have you ever tried Dave’s Killer Bread. It really is killer. Especially when it soaks up a whole lot of butter.

I used their Powerseed bread in this recipe.

Dave's Killer Bread | YUM | FamilyFreshCooking.com

For me Vermont Creamery Cultured Butter is also a favorite. Don’t be shy.

Use a lot when you make grilled cheese & your tastebuds will thank you. Besides it makes the crunch out of this world!

Vermont Creamery Cultured Butter with Sea Salt | YUM | FamilyFreshCooking.com

So if you do anything in the kitchen this weekend, may I suggest you take out your skillet and go to town on this.

Takes no time at all to slap a few pieces of bread together with the other stuff.

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Well worth your few minutes standing in the kitchen.

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While your at it…do yourself a favorite & whip up a batch of Strawberry Moscow Mule Cocktails.

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Thank me later &….

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Enjoy!

Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheese with Baby Spinach

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of your favorite Bread
  • Salted Butter (I love cultured/European butter)
  • 2 slices of Medium Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 slices Muenster Cheese
  • Mayonnaise
  • Baby Spinach

Method

  • Place a large pat of butter in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Let it melt & bubble. Slather some mayo on each slice of bread. On one piece arrange a layer of baby spinach leaves. Top that with 2 slices of cheese. Place 2 slices of cheese on the other piece of bread. Carefully make a sandwich & place it in the hot pan.
  • Let the first side brown before flipping. Add more butter to the pan & cook the other side until just browned. Reduce heat to medium. The secret to success is flipping this grilled cheese often & not letting it burn. You will also want to keep adding butter to the pan. Cook until cheese is all melted & spinach has wilted.
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{ 22 comments… read them below or add one }

1 pam (Sidewalk Shoes) June 27, 2014 at 5:50 am

There is nothing I like better than grilled cheese!

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2 Marla June 27, 2014 at 6:23 am

I gotta agree with you there Pam!!

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3 Kevin @ Closet Cooking June 27, 2014 at 6:07 am

Yum! Just look at all of that amazing melted cheese!

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4 Maria June 27, 2014 at 6:21 am

I want this for lunch!

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5 Marla June 27, 2014 at 7:01 am

Awesome! Come on over & i’ll make you one :)

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6 Jenny Flake June 27, 2014 at 6:31 am

The perfect sandwich!!!

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7 Marla June 27, 2014 at 7:02 am

Thanks Jenny! Yes…kinda crazy good ;)

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8 Rosa June 27, 2014 at 6:35 am

I’m drooling now!!! These are terrific grilled sandwiches.

Cheers,

Rosa

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9 Marla June 27, 2014 at 6:58 am

Ahhhhhh…thank you Rosa!! Glad you like them :)

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10 Bri | Bites of Bri June 27, 2014 at 7:34 am

This looks like the perfect lunch! I’m drooling!

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11 Aimee @ Simple Bites June 27, 2014 at 8:23 am

Another great summer lunch idea. Thanks, Marla!

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12 Marla June 27, 2014 at 1:20 pm

Thanks Aimee & yes perfect for summer…not much time at all needed in the kitchen!

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13 Matt Robinson June 27, 2014 at 9:28 am

I love this Marla, what an awesome grilled cheese sandwich. Love the bread!

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14 Marla June 27, 2014 at 1:19 pm

That bread is sooooooo good! I need to try all the varieties :)

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15 Averie @ Averie Cooks June 27, 2014 at 11:04 am

Nothing beats a gooey, melty grilled cheese! :) pinned!

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16 Marla June 27, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Yep yep! Nothing beats it. Thanks for the pin Averie!

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17 Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} June 27, 2014 at 11:23 am

Of course spinach makes it healthy! Duh. ;-) Looks fabulous!

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18 Marla June 27, 2014 at 1:18 pm

I knew you would understand Maryea!

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19 Julie @ Table for Two June 27, 2014 at 12:11 pm

This looks crazy good! That gooey cheese makes me swoon!

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20 Marla June 27, 2014 at 1:06 pm

Yes!! It is lovely to swoon over melty cheese isn’t it?!

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21 Laura (Tutti Dolci) June 28, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Grilled cheese is the best and that bread looks fab!

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22 Marla June 29, 2014 at 8:07 am

Thanks Laura!!!

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