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French Onion Grilled Cheese

French Onion Grilled Cheese


  • 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened, plus more for buttering bread
  • 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices whole wheat or sourdough bread
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 12 slices swiss cheese or cheese of your choice, sliced very thin
  • warm beef stock or tomato soup for dipping, if desired


1. Heat butter and oil in medium skillet. Add onions and cook over low-medium heat for 30 minutes, until dark brown, stirring occasionally. Add parsley, remove from pan and set aside.

2. Butter bread. Place buttered side down on a large skillet or griddle. Add 3 extra thin slices of cheese on each side of bread. (6 slices on each sandwich total).

3. Place onions on one side of bread. When cheese has melted put sandwiches together and remove from pan. Cut in half and serve immediately with a side of hot beef broth if desired.

Tested and Approved by Boston Organics (Chris McIntosh)

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