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Bleu Monday Grilled Cheese

Bleu Monday Grilled Cheese

Lisa Kamolnick / Food Passages
Bleu Monday Grilled Cheese is a variant of the classic grilled cheese sandwich. Bleu and cheddar cheeses are complemented by a marinara for a burst of flavor in every bite.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 sandwiches


  • 4 slices bread firm, fiber-rich breads work best
  • 2 TBSP softened butter or margarine spread
  • 4 TBSP bleu cheese crumbled
  • 2 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 TBSP cherry red marinara


  • Spread butter or margarine on one side of each bread slice.
  • Place 2 TBSP of blue cheese on unbuttered side of two pieces of bread.
  • Scoop 2 TBSP of marinara onto cheese.
  • Place slice of cheddar cheese on bleu cheese and marinara sauce.
  • Heat skillet on medium heat.
  • Place loaded bread slices on skillet and top with other piece of bread, buttered side facing up.
    Bleu Monday Grilled Cheese
  • Toast bread in skillet until bread is browned and cheese begins to soften, flip and toast other side until bread is browned and cheese melts.
  • Serve warm.


Cherry Red Marinara
You can substitute shredded cheddar for a cheddar slice, but slices are easier to manage.
Serving Suggestion
This sandwich works well with soups, especially potato or tomato soup, warm or cold potato salads, and garden salads.
Keyword grilled cheese, grilled sandwich, quick and easy, sandwich