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Back to School Snack: Inside-Out English Muffin Grilled Cheese and…


Prepare tasty grilled inside-out English muffins for snacks, lunch or brunch. Possibilities are endess for fillings, but grilled cheese is hard to beat.



  • Whole wheat, oat or whole grain English muffins

Filling options include:

  • Sharp cheddar cheese and green apple
  • Brie, jam and ham
  • Fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil
  • Monterey Jack or pepper Jack and homemade or store-bought salsa (add sliced avocado for deluxe)
  • Egg, wilted spinach and provolone
  • Swiss cheese, a slice of tomato and mayo-free tuna salad (flaked tuna dressed with lemon juice, minced shallots, minced celery, a little EVOO, black pepper and herb-of-choice or parsley)


  1. For each sammie, split the muffins in half. Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat.
  2. Lightly butter the muffins. Facing the buttered side out, stack in the fillings, then grill until extra-crispy and deeply golden.