Recently I was out with my good friend Cathy and she was telling me about the pumpkin grilled cheese she made. I quickly told her that the next time she makes the recipe she has to take a picture and do a guest post. Then I realized, I should make it myself!So…I did, with a few modifications (see my recipe below, and Cathy’s recipe below that).
Gina’s Pumpkin Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
(Makes 1 sandwich)
2 pieces whole grain bread
1/4 cup pureed pumpkin
2 tsp. garlic olive oil
1 slice pepper jack cheese
2 slices swiss cheese
2 t butter
**Note: You can use another type of cheese if you want, but this combination worked well for Nick and I. Also, if you want to saute real garlic cloves instead of using garlic olive oil, that’s fine too. We don’t use garlic in our household because they contain FODMAPs. **
1. Add the pumpkin and garlic olive oil (or sauteed garlic) together in a pan and heat on medium for about a minute.
2. Grab your bread and add the cheese to one piece and spread the hot pumpkin puree and garlic onto the second piece. Close the sandwich.
3. Heat the butter in the pan until melted, then add the sandwich to the pan and heat each side for about 2 minutes (or until both sides are crispy and brown).
Cathy’s Pumpkin Grilled Cheese Recipe
(Makes one sandwich)
-Toast 2 slices whole wheat bread
-Cook sandwich on both sides until it’s heated through and the cheese is melted. (about 2 mins per side)
QUESTION: What’s the craziest thing you’ve put on a grilled cheese sandwich??