This Apple Grilled Cheese is an irresistible combination of sautéed apples, sweet caramelized onions, brie and white cheddar cheeses, Dijon mustard and walnuts. It’s the best toasted sandwich you’ve ever made at home!
Ask me about the best foods I’ve ever eaten, and I guarantee you the answer will involve a dish that is a combination of several of the five basic tastes: sweet, savory, sour, salty, bitter.
You know how when you watch TV cooking competitions, and the judges will often refer to a contestant’s dish as “one note”? That means that the dish they’ve prepared is overwhelmingly sweet, or JUST sour, or way too salty.
These TV judges (and smart home cooks) know that balancing flavors is the key to making people want to take another bite of a dish. And another. And another.
About this Apple Grilled Cheese:
This Apple Grilled Cheese is all about balance. The sweet caramelized onions and apples balance with the savory blend of white cheddar and brie cheeses. The bitter Dijon mustard and crunchy walnuts provide even more flavors and textures that make this the best toasted sandwich you’ve ever made at home.
Tips for Making this Apple Grilled Cheese Sucessful:
Steps 1 and 2 take a little bit of time, because properly caramelizing onions can’t be rushed. But it’s not active time where you’ll have to stand at the stove (just come back to the kitchen once in awhile to give everything a stir). You can also do Steps 1 and 2 up to 3 days in advance, and refrigerate the mixture until you’re ready to build your sandwiches.
To get the recipe for this Apple Grilled Cheese, head on over to the Michigan Apples blog!
More Great Grilled Cheese Recipes:
- Mushroom Duxelles & Asparagus Grilled Cheese – a “home chef” style grilled cheese!
- Brie, Tomato & Red Onion Grilled Cheese – for the brie lovers.
- 3 Cheese Everything Spice Grilled Cheese from Half Baked Harvest
- Bacon Jalapeno Grilled Cheese from Simply Delicious
- Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese from Homemade In The Kitchen
Disclosure: This was a paid guest post written by me on behalf of the Michigan Apple Committee. Posts like this help me pay for the costs associated with this blog (groceries…lots of groceries), and help support me as I pursue a career in recipe development and food photography. All opinions are 100% my own.