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Sriracha and Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich


The combo of Sriracha hot sauce and caramelized onions lends classic grilled cheese sandwiches a spicy-sweet kick. Serve these with Cream of Three Tomato Soup.

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  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 thick slices bread
  • Sriracha sauce, to taste
  • 2/3 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened


Servings 2
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Step 1

Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and salt. Saute 3 minutes. Add 1 Tbsp water. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 40 minutes or until onion is golden-brown and very tender, adding more water as needed. Scrape onion into a small howl; wipe out skillet

Top 2 bread slices with Sriracha to taste. Spread caramelized onions over remaining 2 slices; top evenly with cheese. Place 1 slice on top of each.

Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Spread 1 side of each sandwich with 2 Tbsp butter; place buttered-side-down in skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Spread top of each sandwich with remaining butter and turn. Cook 2-3 minutes or until second side is golden brown.


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