Grilled Cheese and Carmelized Onion Sandwiches
Cooking the onions until they are browned and melting provides a deep, sweet note to this sandwich, complimented bySwiss or Cheddar cheese and rye bread.
- 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 medium onions, cut into halves vertically and thinly sliced
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- 4 slices bread
- 4 slices Swiss or white cheddar cheese
- 4 tsp butter, sweetened
In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes or until browned and tender.
2. Spread about 1/2 cup onions on each of 2 slices of bread. Cover with cheese. Top with remaining bread slices. Spread half the butter on the top of the bread.
3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over low heat. Place sandwiches, buttered side down, in pan. Spread remaining butter on top slices of bread. Grill sandwiches 1-10 minutes per side, until golden brown. Cover pan during last 2 minutes of cooking to melt cheese. Serves 2.