French onion grilled cheese

18

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Makes

4 Servings

French onion grilled cheese

Roberto Caruso


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 medium onions , sliced thinly, about 3 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 900-mL carton low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry , optional
  • 4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 4 slices gruyère , or swiss cheese, about 120 g

Instructions

  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high. Add 1 tsp oil, then onions, broth and thyme. Cook, uncovered, stirring often, until liquid is reduced, about 15 min. Add sherry and continue cooking until absorbed, about 5 more min. Remove thyme.
  • Spread Dijon on 4 slices of bread. Top each slice with about 1/3 cup onion mixture and 1 cheese slice. Top with remaining bread.
  • Wipe pan clean. Heat over medium. Brush pan with 1 tsp oil. Cook 2 sandwiches at a time, about 2 min per side. Repeat with remaining oil and sandwiches.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 344,
  • Protein
  • 16 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 818 mg.

With this sandwich version, you’ll get the same great taste of French onion soup but will get to enjoy it much faster!

Prep Tip:

Keep grilled sandwiches warm on a foil-lined baking sheet in a 200F oven.