Parmesan Crusted Pizza Grilled Cheese

Here’s a great take on a traditional grilled cheese sandwich.

Parmesan Crusted Pizza Grilled Cheese (Source)


2 slices whole wheat bread

2 teaspoons butter, softened or spreadable

2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, divided

1 tablespoon pizza sauce

6 slices pepperoni

4 tablespoons mozzarella divided



  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread with the softened butter. On unbuttered side of one slice spread on pizza sauce. Then add about 3 tablespoons of the mozzarella, lay out the pepperoni, top with the rest of the mozzarella and the other slice of bread. The buttered side should be on the outside. On one buttered side, spread 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese and press down gently. Place this face down on a skillet or griddle heated over medium heat. Top the other buttered side (should be face up) with the rest of the Parmesan cheese.
  2. Cook for 4-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese on the inside is melted.

Note: Measurements are approximate and will vary depending on the size of the bread.

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM