Pesto Grilled Cheese

… Do I have your attention now??

A few week ago, my sorority had its annual philanthropy event – “Grilled Cheese with the G Phi B’s”.  We sell grilled cheese at G Phi, the first house on Langdon, from 10 PM – 2 AM on a Thursday night… You know what that means!!

All of the sisters were assigned one of three shifts: making grilled cheese in the kitchen, advertising our event on Langdon and State street, or selling the grilled cheese. Every year, I end up in the kitchen cooking grilled cheese for all three shifts. I get in my #element in that kitchen.

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As a dietetics major, and a normal human being, I was disgusted with the amount of butter we used… I had a *mini* heart attack when I first saw the amount of butter we had!! During rushes, we would grab the butter with our gloves and literally slap it on the white grilled cheese bread.

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Aside from grilled cheese with the GPB’s, I also make grilled cheese at the Bistro I work in. We use cheddar cheese, pesto, and whole wheat bread, no butter.

I created a medley recipe of the G Phi B grilled cheese and the Bistro cheese that WON’T give anyone a ( mini ) heart attack or doesn’t taste like cardboard.

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2 slices of Ezikiel bread

1 T ghee

1 T pesto

2 slices of swiss cheese

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Melt ghee on a medium-high heated pan. Rub both sizes of the Ezikiel bread slices on the melted ghee. On one slice, add 2 slices of swiss and 1 T of pesto. Place the other slice on top and flip after a minute, or until brown and crispy.

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How do you like your Grilled Cheese?!

xx hails

3 thoughts on “Pesto Grilled Cheese

  1. So where do I buy ghee? (ie, what aisle in the grocery store). Dad wants this for dinner 🙂

  2. I love grilled cheese and pesto, but never thought of combining them. What a great idea.

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