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Swiss Berry Blue Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Swiss Berry Blue Grilled Cheese Sandwiches ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #grilled cheese #sandwich

It’s my 2nd Blogiversary and I’m having a “Yeah Toast!” party on facebook, so I thought I really ought to post a good toast recipe today to go with the theme of the party. Why toast? Well, besides that I love toast, on Friday, one of my work friends shared this song with me and I totally cracked up laughing. I decided that needed to be my theme for my Blogiversary party. If you haven’t seen it, go watch it … it’s just ridiculous and funny: Yeah Toast! video

Also, I’ve been swimming in mulberries for the past week or two and I am totally basking in berry-love. I’ve made loads of berry things and I still just can’t get enough of them. When I first went out to pick mulberries, I picked a 5 gallon bucket full of berries. And then again the 2nd time. And on the third time, not quite as many. But now they are slowing down. There are still berries ripening, but I only get a couple cups from the whole tree each time I pick. Sigh. I seem to never tire of these beautiful berries and I always get sad when the season is over.

So the other night I got home from yoga and I was HUNGRY and I was craving a grilled cheese sandwich. I’d been toying with the idea of a berry grilled cheese sandwich so I decided to give it a go. And yes, it works! It’s a little tricky trying to keep the lil berries INSIDE the toastey sandwich, but I just munched on the ones that fell out and that made me happy too.

By the way, I want to mention very soon I’m going to have my first ever giveaway and it’s going to be a good one! I really didn’t want to trouble with giveaways in general … I hope that you are here because you love the recipes, not because you’re looking for something free, but this one I just couldn’t resist. Keep watching … I can’t wait to tell you about it!

Swiss Berry Blue Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Swiss Berry Blue Grilled Cheese Sandwich


    For each sandwich:
  • 2 thin slices of whole grain bread
  • Light or regular butter, softened
  • Several slices of Swiss cheese
  • A few arugula or spinach leaves
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Fresh mulberries, blackberries or raspberries
  • Berry jam (optional)
  • Blue cheese (or goat cheese) crumbles


  1. Spread one side of bread with butter and set on your frying pan on the stove. Add a layer of Swiss cheese, then a bit of arugula or spinach, a few thin slices of red onion, and as many berries as you can fit on the bread. Now sprinkle with blue cheese.
  2. If using, spread the inside of the top piece of bread with jam and set it on top of the sandwich. Spread the top with butter.
  3. Now heat the pan to medium and reduce to medium low, covering the pan very loosely while it's cooking. When the swiss cheese looks melted and the bottom of the lower piece of bread looks nicely brown and toasty, carefully flip the sandwich with a spatula, cover loosely and let cook again until the other side of the sandwich is perfectly toasted.
  4. Remove and serve immediately, with fresh berries on the side.


RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Swiss Berry Blue Grilled Cheese Sandwiches ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #grilled cheese #sandwich

This recipe was shared at Weekend PotluckScrumptious Sunday, Try a New Recipe Tuesday and Tuesday’s Table.

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3 Responses

  1. Kim

    I am in LOVE with this sandwich. This looks just delicious Ann. Congratulations on your blogiversary! Thanks for linking to the Weekend Potluck. Have a terrific week!

    July 15, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    • Ann

      Aw thanks Kim! Thank you for hosting the great linky party 🙂

      July 15, 2013 at 10:22 pm

  2. Kim

    Hello again Ann. Just wanted to stop by and let you know I chose this as my personal favorite from last’s weeks Weekend Potluck. I bought some blackberries at the store today so we can make them this weekend. I can’t wait! Be sure and stop by our blog and get one of our featured buttons on the right side of the blog. Thanks again and have a terrific weekend!

    July 19, 2013 at 6:21 pm