How to Make Alton Brown Grilled Cheese at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Want to have something great but don’t want to spend your whole day in the kitchen? Craving for some mouth-watering dishes but not sure how to proceed? Don’t worry; we got you. No need to make those heavy ingredients-based recipes that can take your whole day and still can’t satisfy your taste buds’ demand.

The recipe that we are going to make today is known for two big reasons. The first is loads of cheese in it and, the other is the multi-talented chef after whom this recipe got popular. I think you guys have already guessed the recipe and wait, is your mouth already filled with water after hearing the word cheese?

Okay, this recipe has got its popularity after a very excellent chef and a multi-talented person named Alton Brown, and the recipe that we are going to make is called Grilled cheese. This dish is quite simple and easy to make. You can have this recipe on your plate within a few minutes.

Let’s start making this special recipe by the most successful chef on American soil and, I hope you will love it. Gather the ingredients and hop into your kitchen fast.

Ingredients for Alton Brown’s Grilled Cheese

IngredientsAmount
Bread slices2 pc
Dijon mustard1 tsp
Grated cheese1 cup
Olive oilFor spritzing

The ingredients list is relatively small and you will get them quickly from any supermarket or grocery store.

Now let’s see how much this recipe is going to take to get completed. Don’t worry, its not going to take along. See the complete details.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation timeCooking timeTotal time
20 minutes30 minutes50 minutes

Now I think you are all set to make this recipe and bring a smile on the face of everyone who tastes it. Check out the procedure below.

Alton Brown Grilled Cheese Recipe

Alton Brown Grilled Cheese recipe
  1. Just bring to heavy skillets that can nest together and heat them on high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, you can apply mustard on the slice of bread and evenly spread some cheese on it. 
  3. Also, season the slice of bread with some black pepper and top with another slice of bread.
  4. Spritz the upper bread slice with some oil and apply a single coat of it. Don’t spread much.
  5. After the pans have heated enough, take them off the heat and place the sandwich on it. Apply some il on both the sides of the sandwich and keep the other skillet on its top so that both can be cooked.
  6. After you see the cheese has melted and is running out of the bread, then take them out.

Set a plate and place that cheesy sandwich in it and have a bite of it; once you taste it, you will be lost in its creamy and cheesy texture and will forget the rest.

Nutritional Breakdown of Grilled Cheese by Alton Brown

For my lovely foodies who are diet conscious and keep track of their nutritional count. Here are the complete nutritional details of this recipe.

Calories400
Fat19 g
Protein18 g
Carbohydrates 39 g
Fiber6 g
Sodium520 g

How to Make Alton Brown’s Grilled Cheese at Home | Video

If you feel that this recipe is somehow bothering you while trying to make it, I would suggest you, please watch this video and make it with ease.

Video by Alton Brown

That’s it for today; I hope you will like this recipe. Please tell us your version of grilled cheese and share your story and experiences with us. We are always here to hear from you all and will implement any suggestions or ideas in the next recipe if you have one. Till then, have a great day and stay healthy.

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