4.91 from 11 votes
Review Recipe

PIZZA GRILLED CHEESE

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Pizza grilled cheese combines two of my all time favorite comfort foods: pizza and grilled cheese! Toasty grilled bread and an ooey gooey cheesy middle.
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Ingredients

  • 4 slices Sara Lee Artisano Bread
  • 3 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pizza sauce plus extra for dipping
  • 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced basil
  • pinch of dried oregano
  • 24 thin slices pepperoni about 1″ diameter
  • butter
PEPPERONI CRUST (OPTIONAL)
  • 6 slices thin pepperoni
  • 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese

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Instructions

  1. Preheat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Butter bread and place 2 slices butter side down in the pan. Top each slice with 1 tablespoon pizza sauce.
  3. Layer cheese, 6 slices pepperoni, parmesan cheese, basil, oregano, remaining pepperoni and mozzarella. Top with remaining bread, butter side out.
  4. Cook 3-4 minutes per side or just until golden.
  5. Remove sandwich from the non-stick pan. Place 3 slices of pepperoni directly in the pan, top with 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese. Place sandwich on top of cheese and let cook until crisp and crusted (about 1 minute). Serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 471, Fat: 25g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 71mg, Sodium: 1354mg, Potassium: 250mg, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 28g, Vitamin A: 515%, Vitamin C: 1.1%, Calcium: 499%, Iron: 2.8%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword pizza grilled cheese