Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

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Serving Portions: 1
  • For Caramelized Onions
  • 4 Onions, large, halved and sliced into strips
  • 5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Tbsp Salt
  • For Grilled Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Best Foods Real Vegetarian Mayonnaise
  • 4 Slices Whole Wheat Bread
  • 3 Tbsp Caramelized Onions, prepared above
  • 10 g Thyme Sprigs, fresh
  • 20 g Gruyere Cheese, grated
  • 20 g Colman's Mustard Sauce
  • 20 g Fresh Tomato Slices
  • 20 g Shredded Cabbage


    Prepare the Caramelized Onions

    • Heat a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Add in Onions and 1 tbsp Olive oil. Cook for 1 minute until heated through, then turn the heat down to low and add in 1/4 cup water, remaining Olive Oil, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.
    • The Onions will go from White to translucent, and finally will begin to turn golden brown. If the Onions are looking dry, add 1-2 additional tbsp of water, as necessary. Once Onions have reached a nice medium golden brown color, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. They can be stored for up to 1 week in the fridge.

    Prepare the Grilled Cheese

    • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spread Mayonnaise over both slices of bread, then spread Mustard Sauce over the opposite side of one of the slices.
    • Place both slices, Mayonnaise side down, onto skillet. Dollop the Mustard on a slice of bread with Caramelized Onions and sprinkle on a few leaves of fresh Thyme. Carefully place grated Gruyere over the other slice. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until Cheese is melted completely. Press Sandwich together and serve with sliced Tomatoes and Shredded Cabbage.

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