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Gruyere Green Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Gruyere Green Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Course lunch
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 524
Author Cheryl Najafi


strawberry vinaigrette

  • 1 cup strawberries tops cut off
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp olive oil

grilled cheese sandwich

  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple sliced
  • 1/2 cup strawberry vinaigrette (see instructions above)
  • 2 cups Gruyere cheese shredded


  • To make the strawberry vinaigrette, add strawberries, lemon juice and sugar to a blender and blend thoroughly. Using the hole at top of blender lid, slowly pour in vinegar and olive oil. Set aside.
  • Heat skillet on stove over medium heat.
  • Butter 8 slices of bread on one side then place bread butter side down in skillet. Place 2-3 sliced apples on top of bread and top with cheese. Drizzle lightly with strawberry vinaigrette.
  • Place remaining bread on top, butter side up and continue cooking until brown and crispy. Flip sandwich and continue cooking until other side is brown and crispy.
  • Serve with additional strawberry vinaigrette if desired. Enjoy!


Gruyere cheese is so mild—don’t tell your kids the fancy name, just let them dive in!


Calories: 524kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 563mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g