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A grilled cheese sandwich being pulled apart

How to Make Grilled Cheese

A Grilled Cheese Sandwich is the perfect comfort food. You really can't beat butter, toasted bread, and melted cheese!
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 564kcal
Author Favorite Family Recipes



  • Lay out your bread and place the cheese (and other toppings if desired) onto one of the slices of bread.
    Six slices of bread, three with cheese on them and three plain
  • Preheat a pan on the stove top to medium heat. Place the top slice of bread onto the cheese. Butter both slices of bread on the outside and place into the heated pan.
    An uncooked grilled cheese sandwich in a pan
  • Cook until the bottom slice of bread is golden brown. Flip and cook until the other slice is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
    A grilled cheese sandwich being pulled apart


Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 953mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1142IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 653mg | Iron: 2mg