Caramelized Onion Pear Grilled Cheese |
Caramelized Onion Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This grilled cheese sandwich is a savory, edible edition of the best fall ever.

Course: brunch, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled cheese
Servings: 1
Calories: 892 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 2 slices sturdy white bread
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese I used gruyere and Jarlsberg
  • 1/4 cup caramelized onions
  • 1/2 pear thinly sliced and core removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme
  1. Sprinkle half the cheese on one slice of bread and top with caramelized onions.
  2. Arrange the pear slices on the onions and top with the remaining cheese. Sprinkle with thyme.
  3. Cover the cheese with the remaining bread slice and spread 1 tablespoon of butter over the bread covering the entire surface.
  4. Melt the remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place the sandwich in the pan unbuttered side down and cover with a lid. Turn the heat to low.
  5. Grill the sandwich for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is beginning to melt and the bread is golden brown. Flip carefully with a spatula. Cover and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Onion Pear Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 892 Calories from Fat 531
% Daily Value*
Fat 59g91%
Saturated Fat 37g231%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 173mg58%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.