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Salami Pesto Grilled Cheese

  • Author: Emily
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


the classic grilled cheese has gone gourmet with melty Provolone and Monterrey Jack cheese livened up with the great taste of basil pesto.


  • 1 1/3 cups shredded provolone cheese
  • 3/4 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 8 slices white hearty bread
  • 4 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 12 slices salami


  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Toss the cheeses together in a mixing bowl. Place four slices of bread on a cutting board or plate. Lightly butter each slice. Flip two of them over and spread the other side lightly with pesto. Sprinkle a very generous pinch of cheese mixture over the pesto, then place two or three slices of salami over the cheese. Sprinkle more cheese over the meat, then place the empty slice of bread on top.
  2. Gently place sandwiches in frying pan. Cook until golden brown, about two or three minutes per side, carefully flipping over with a spatula. Repeat with the remaining bread and filling. Slice in half and serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Italian