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Cabot® Pesto & Arugula Grilled Cheese

Don’t get us wrong, we love a classic grilled cheese sandwich just like the next person. However, sometimes we’re in the mood for a grilled cheese that’s a bit more sophisticated. If that’s you, you’ll definitely want to make this pesto grilled cheese sandwich! The pesto, whether you make your own or buy it prepared, will be the star of the show in this gourmet sandwich.

Serves 2
529 calories per serving


> 4 slices sourdough
> 4 teaspoons Cabot ® Unsalted Butter, softened
> 2 tablespoons pesto
> 3 ounces thinly sliced Cabot ® Sharp Cheddar
> 1 1/2 cups clean baby arugula


LAY bread slices on work surface. Spread butter over the bread. Turn bread over. Spread pesto over two slices bread. Top the other two slices of bread with cheese.
PLACE a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook the sandwiches open faced in two batches, adjusting heat to medium-low to prevent burning until the bottom is browned, 5 to 8 minutes.
TOP the melted cheese with arugula, dividing evenly between the two sandwiches, Close sandwiches, cut in half and serve hot.


Recipe Sponsored by Cabot Creamery Co-operative

For over a century, the 800 New England and New York farm families who own Cabot Co-operative have been passionate about crafting the world’s best dairy products using only the purest ingredients. Just maybe, that’s why we’ve won every major award for taste. Learn more at cabotcheese.coop

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