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Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions
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  • CourseSandwich
  • 4 Tbsp butter, divided
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 8 slices thick cut bread
  • 8 oz Gruyere cheese thinly sliced
  • 4 oz White cheddar cheese thinly sliced or shredded
  • 4 slices Muenster cheese thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Add 2 Tbsp butter and olive oil and heat over medium low heat.
  2. Add diced onions, salt, and pepper to the hot skillet and saute, stirring often, until onions are soft and browning, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in brown sugar and cook for one minute.
  4. Transfer onions to a plate.
  5. Spread one side of two pieces of bread with butter.
  6. Add both pieces of bread, butter side down, and add cheese. Once cheese starts to melt, top with onions.
  7. Cook until bread is golden brown, about 3 minutes, and carefully sandwich the pieces of bread together.
  8. Cook on low until cheese is fully melted. Repeat process for additional servings.
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