The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

With only 3 simple ingredients, this truly is the ultimate grilled cheese. Perfect for a tight budget or someone who's short on time, this uncomplicated comfort food sandwich is the perfect any-time meal. Use mayonnaise instead of butter for added flavor and to keep the bread from burning.

The Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 sandwiches


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 8 Italian bread slices

  • 8 American cheese slices


  1. Spread 1 1/2 tsp. mayonnaise on 1 side of each bread slice.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place 2 bread slices, mayonnaise side down, in skillet; top each with 2 cheese slices and 1 bread slice, mayonnaise side up. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining bread slices and cheese.

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