Grilled Cheese, Pickle and Vidalia Onion Sandwich Recipe -
Grilled Cheese, Pickle and Vidalia Onion Sandwich Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Grilled Cheese, Pickle and Vidalia Onion Sandwich

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"I came up with this recipe because I always enjoy pickles on the side with my basic grilled cheese sandwich. So one day I decided just to put my pickles on the sandwich in addition to some other favorite ingredients. I think it turned out really delicious!"

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  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread with 1 tablespoon of butter. Melt the remaining tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place one bread slice butter-side-down into the skillet, and top with the Cheddar cheese, pickle slices, and onion. Place the remaining slice of bread butter-side-up onto the sandwich. Cook until crispy and golden brown on both sides, 5 to 7 minutes.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2011

Thanks for the *push* I needed to step out of my childhood grilled cheese w/White American and yellow mustard standby. I didn't have any cheddar, so I did use provolone and white American and I also added ham for some protein, but it would have been fantastic w/out the ham (and w/whatever cheese you prefer) as well! I liked this so much, I may just have one for lunch today, too...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 18, 2011

Interesting sandwich. The first bite was a bit odd to me but after that it was pretty good! Made exactly as directed. Thanks for the recipe. This is definitely something I would not have thought of. I might make this again for my husband to try as he LOVES pickles.


23 Ratings

Oct 02, 2009

I used regular yellow onion, sauteed a little bit first, and very thin slices of cheddar and mozzarella. I also just used cooking spray instead of butter and this sandwich was excellent. What a good idea.

Jun 28, 2010

This was sooooo good! I had white cheddar and american, so I just combined both. Also, I used white bread. This was really tasty and we all enjoyed the combination of flavors. I will be making these again! Thanks for sharing. :)

Jun 29, 2008

I used swiss cheese and zesty sandwich stackers with the Vidalia onion. I also used a light spreading of mayo on both sides of the sandwich. Quick sandwich for a mom on the go!

Jan 18, 2011

Wow, this was great! Admittedly, I made a few changes to combine it with my other favorite grilled cheese sandwich. I used American cheese instead of Cheddar because I had it in the house...I also spread a little whipped cream cheese on one side and sprinkled the insides with italian seasoning. So good...I would never have thought of this combo, but it was delicious!

Jan 12, 2011

My Vegetarian wife and son love this vaiation of the (plain, old) grilled cheese sandwich! Thanks for the recipe, Lainey!!! I had a jar of carmelized onions from our last canning season that I used for these. Made for a delicious "swwt and sour" effect!

Jan 15, 2009

Delicious! My husband and I loved it! We used sharp cheddar, white cheddar, dill pickles, and mayan sweet onion. Yum!


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  • Calories
  • 683 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Fat
  • 55.3 g
  • 85%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 22.1 g
  • 44%
  • Sodium
  • 956 mg
  • 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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