Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 sandwiches

Grilled cheese sandwiches are kicked up a notch with the addition of pepperoni slices, mozzarella cheese, and marinara sauce. 

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Ingredients:

  • slices  of French bread
  • tbsp butter spread
  • 1 1/2  cups of shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese or you can use sliced mozzarella
  • 21 slices of turkey pepperoni
  • 3/4 cup marinara sauce

Directions:

  1. Spread about 1/2 tbsp butter on one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Spread 1/4 cup of cheese on three slices of bread, on top of the unbuttered side. Spread 7 slices of pepperoni on top of the cheese for each of the three slices. Spread 1/4 cup of marinara sauce on top of pepperoni for each of the three slices. Spread another 1/4 cup of cheese on top of the sauce. Place remaining slices of bread on top, to form sandwiches (with butter side facing up).
  3. Place frying pan on the stove and turn to medium heat. Once hot, carefully place one sandwich in the frying pan, cooking the bottom buttered side until golden and toasty and the cheese is melty. Then carefully flip over and cook until the other side is also toasty and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. If cheese does not melt to your desired consistency, you can briefly microwave sandwich for about 10-15 seconds before eating.
Nutrition Facts
Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 1052 Calories from Fat 263
% Daily Value*
Fat 29.2g45%
Saturated Fat 14.2g89%
Trans Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3g
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 2486mg108%
Carbohydrates 153.1g51%
Fiber 7.3g30%
Sugar 17.1g19%
Protein 44.9g90%
Vitamin A 750IU15%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 480mg48%
Iron 11.7mg65%
Net Carbs 146g292%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

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