Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions

Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions
Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions
  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 1092 hr 15 min
  • total: 1092 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    The grilled cheese with caramelized onions is Chuck Hughes' divine tweaked version of the tried-and-true classic sandwich. Serve with Creamy Tomato Soup.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons/30ml olive oil
    • 3 large onions, sliced
    • Salt and pepper 
    • 8 thick slices bread
    • 1/4 cup/60ml butter, room temperature
    • 2 cups/500ml grated aged Cheddar
    • Serving suggestion: Creamy Tomato Soup, recipe follows
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 12 large tomatoes, chopped
    • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 1 piece Parmesan rind, optional
    • 1/4 cup/60ml 35-percent cream
    • 2 tablespoons/30ml butter
    • Salt and pepper
    • Grated Parmesan, for serving
    • Chopped fresh chives, for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 380 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 51.48%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 45 mg 15.04%
    • Sodium: 1102 mg 45.9%
    • Calcium: 291 mg 29.14%
    • Potassium: 108 mg 3.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.15%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 11.65%
    • Vitamin C 1.6%
    • Vitamin D 1.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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