It is no secret around here that certain members of my family LOVE a good grilled cheese sandwich!  I’ve shared a few on here before, including:

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Grilled Cheese with Tomato and Pesto

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Grilled Cheese made in the Oven

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Avocado, Tomato & Habanero Monterey Jack Grilled Cheese

This one is a super family friendly grilled cheese choice:  Pizza grilled cheese!  (modified from Sewlicious Home Decor)

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It’s a breeze to make, and so gooey and yummy!

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What you need:
Italian bread
Pepperoni
Block or sliced mozzarella cheese
Butter
Optional:  Pasta sauce for dipping
(The exact amounts depend on how many you are making, of course)

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Butter one side of each slice of bread, and lay butter-side down.

pizza grilled cheese, Pizza Grilled Cheese, Joyful Homemaking

Top generously with pepperoni slices.

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Then add a couple of thick slices of mozzarella cheese, and top with buttered bread.

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Toast on panini grill or griddle, or in a frying pan (with a metal lid weighing down the sandwich). It took 4 minutes on my griddle, so maybe two minutes
on each side in a frying pan on medium heat, or till your bread is golden, and your cheese is wonderfully melted.

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Pizza Grilled Cheese

Course Sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • Italian bread
  • Pepperoni
  • Block or sliced mozzarella cheese
  • Butter
  • Optional: Pasta sauce for dipping

Instructions

  • Butter one side of each slice of bread, and lay butter-side down.
  • Top generously with pepperoni slices.
  • Then add a couple of thick slices of mozzarella cheese, and top with buttered bread .
  • Toast on panini grill or griddle, or in a frying pan (with a metal lid weighing down the sandwich). It took 4 minutes on my griddle, so maybe two minutes on each side in a frying pan on medium heat, or till your bread is golden, and your cheese is wonderfully melted.
  • You can serve with your favorite pasta sauce for dipping, or just eat it as is, it’s delicious either way!

pizza grilled cheese, Pizza Grilled Cheese, Joyful Homemaking

You can serve with your favorite pasta sauce for dipping,
or just eat it as is, it’s delicious either way!

pizza grilled cheese, Pizza Grilled Cheese, Joyful Homemaking

It’s a scrumptious choice to add to your dinner or lunch menu!

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