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Grilled Cheese With Caramelized Onions and Three-Cheese Blend

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Cheese With Caramelized Onions and Three-Cheese Blend

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours

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Meet the grilled cheese to end all grilled cheeses. Sweet, caramelized onions and a three-cheese blend will make you wonder how you’ve lived without this sandwich in your life.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

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  • 2 Medium yellow onion, quartered

  • 1 Teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 Tablespoon butter

  • salt

  • ground black pepper

  • 8 Slices Bread

  • 8 Slices mozzarella cheese

  • 8 Slices Cheese, fontina

  • 8 Slices white cheddar cheese

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill and set the temperature to 375 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place a large cast iron pan in the Traeger and allow to preheat for 10 to 15 minutes. Slice onion in half and then into to 1/4 inch half-moons.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Medium yellow onion, quartered

  • 3

    Put a teaspoon of olive oil in your preheated pan along with a half tablespoon of butter and coat bottom of pan.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

    • 1/2 Tablespoon butter

  • 4

    Add onions, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper and close lid. Cook for 40 minutes stirring every 10 minutes until onions are a rich brown color.
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    Ingredients
    • Pinch salt

    • Pinch ground black pepper

  • 5

    Remove onions from grill and turn temp to 500F. Wipe out pan or use cast iron griddle and place in grill to preheat for 10 to 15 minutes.
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  • 6

    Take 2 slices of bread and butter the sides that will be touching the pan. Spread a thin layer of mustard and mayo on the other side of bread.
    Ingredients
    • 8 Slices Bread

  • 7

    Add 2 slices of each cheese and then top with the onions.
    Ingredients
    • 8 Slices mozzarella cheese

    • 8 Slices Cheese, fontina

    • 8 Slices white cheddar cheese

  • 8

    Place your sandwiches in the preheated pan or on griddle and close lid. Grill for 8 to 10 minutes per side or until well browned and cheese is completely melted.
  • 9

    Remove from grill, slice in half into triangles and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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