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Golden Gate Grilled Cheese

Makes 2 sandwiches

Total Time
30 mins

Time: 30 minutes. Like a Monte Cristo, only better. The parmesan crust is pure genius.

Golden Gate Grilled Cheese

Photo: Annabelle Breakey
 2 tablespoons softened butter
 1 teaspoon minced garlic
 1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes
 1 large egg, lightly beaten
 1/4 cup milk
 1 cup coarsely grated parmesan cheese
 4 freshly cut slices from a sourdough loaf
 6 ounces thinly sliced turkey
 1/2 avocado, thinly sliced
 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
 2 slices muenster cheese
Step 1

In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic, and chile flakes. In a medium bowl, whisk egg and milk. Spread parmesan on a plate.

Step 2

In a large frying pan, melt half the seasoned butter over medium heat. Dip 1 bread slice in egg mixture, coating one side only. Dip coated side into parmesan. Place to one side in frying pan, cheese side down. Repeat with 1 of remaining bread slices. Arrange turkey, avocado, cilantro, and muenster on slices, dividing evenly.

Step 3

Dip remaining bread into egg and then into parmesan. Arrange on sandwiches, cheese side up, and cook over medium heat until undersides are golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Lift sandwiches and add remaining butter to pan; flip and cook until second side is golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes more.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 866Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52g80%

Saturated Fat 26g130%
Cholesterol 272mg91%
Sodium 1668mg70%
Total Carbohydrate 38g13%

Dietary Fiber 2.7g11%
Protein 62g124%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.