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microwave grilled cheese
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Microwave Grilled Cheese

Do you have a craving for an easy grilled cheese? Then let me introduce you to microwave grilled cheese. It is simple, it is delicious, and it is fast.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 minutes
Total Time7 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Microwave
Servings: 2
Calories: 506kcal


Kitchen Gadgets


  • Place slices of bread on your bread board and spread margarine or butter over them. Then add a layer of sliced cheese.
    Can You Make Grilled Cheese In The Microwave?
  • Top the cheese with sliced tomatoes, followed by a sprinkle of dried basil and then cover with salad cream or mayonnaise.
    Can You Make Grilled Cheese In The Microwave?
  • Add the top layer of bread and place on a plate.
    Can You Make Grilled Cheese In The Microwave?
  • Add the plate to the microwave and microwave for 90 seconds to 2 minutes depending on your microwave wattage before serving.
    Can You Make Grilled Cheese In The Microwave?


Cheese. You can use any favourite cheese. We used red Leicester but double Gloucester, cheddar, edam or gouda would work well.
Wattage – The cook time for your grilled cheese will vary depending on your wattage. Our 800w microwave cooked the grilled cheese in 2 minutes.
Thanks for reading how to make a simple grilled cheese in the microwave on Recipe This. We have many more microwave recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more delicious ideas to make with cheese, do check out our slow cooker mac and cheese next.


Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 708mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1312IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 683mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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