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Pizza Grilled Cheese

This Pizza Grilled Cheese is a super easy recipe that the kids can make themselves! This recipe serves 6 and costs $5.12 to make. That’s just 85¢ per serving!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled cheese, pizza, sandwich
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 436kcal
Cost: $5.12

Equipment

  • 10-inch skillet
  • measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • mixing spoon
  • small microwave-safe bowl
  • spatula

Ingredients

GARLIC BUTTER:

  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

GRILLED CHEESE:

  • 12 slices white bread
  • 6 Tablespoons pizza sauce
  • 36 pepperoni slices
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

MAKE GARLIC BUTTER:

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl add butter and melt in the microwave.
  • Stir in olive oil, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.

PREP SKILLET:

  • Place a 10-inch skillet or pan on the stovetop and preheat it over medium-low heat while you prep the sandwiches.

PREP GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES:

  • Place 6 pieces of white bread on a cutting board. Brush one side with the garlic butter.
  • Flip the pieces of bread over and top each with 1 Tablespoon of pizza sauce. Use the back of a spoon to spread the sauce.
  • Add 6 slices of pepperoni to each piece of bread followed by ¼ cup of shredded mozzarella cheese to each.
  • Place another piece of bread on top of each of the sandwiches.

COOK GRILLED CHEESE:

  • Place a sandwich, garlic butter side down, and cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Carefully flip the sandwich over and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Transfer the grilled cheese to a plate and cut in half.
  • Repeat with the remaining sandwiches and then serve.

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Notes

To speed up the cooking process, use a large pan and cook a few at a time. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 713mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 721IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 2mg