Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich

(Last Updated On: August 9, 2019)

This Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich is a fun twist on typical grilled cheese. The dipping sauce is perfect in this Grilled Cheese and Vegetable Sandwich
Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich Recipe

Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich

I needed a dinner for the kids quick the other day and they wanted soup…I decided the perfect accompaniment would be grilled cheese.  And as I was making their grilled cheese, it looked good!  I rarely make grilled cheese for myself, so I decided to make a dressed-up version for my husband and I that night too.  I have some beautiful veggies in the refrigerator, so I grabbed some of my favorites and decided to get creative 🙂

Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich Recipe

I used zucchini, squash, diced tomatoes, and mini sweet peppers.  I figured the veggies could use a bit of extra flavor, so I seasoned them with Dust by VooDoo Chef Seasoning.  You can use which ever seasoning you may have at home, or none at all!

Grilled Cheese and Vegetable Sandwich

I had the bread “grilling” in a separate pan and once the bread looked good, I added on the cheese.  I had a chunk of Colby Jack at home, which so happens to be my favorite cheese, so I sliced it nice and thin and added it on.  Once it started to melt, I topped it with my delicious smelling vegetables.

Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich

Doesn’t that look yum?  I think I may have to make another one for lunch today!

Now, here is my Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich Recipe, be sure to Print it and Pin it so that you can make it again and again.


Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich
Recipe Type: Lunch/Dinner
Author: Tracy @
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Serves: 1
  • 2 slices of bread – I used Honey Wheat
  • 1 slice of your favorite cheese – I used Colby Jack
  • Sliced zucchini and squash
  • Sliced mini sweet peppers
  • Diced tomatoes
  • VooDoo Chef Dust Seasoning
  • 2-3 tablespoons of Marinara Sauce
  • Butter
  1. In one pan put a dab a butter and let it melt
  2. Add two slices of bread to the pan, watch to make sure it doesn’t burn, flip as needed
  3. In another pan, put a dab of butter and let it melt
  4. Add in your veggies and seasonings
  5. Cook veggies until soft
  6. Add cheese to one slice of bread
  7. Top the cheese with your veggies
  8. Close up your sandwich
  9. Serve with the marinara sauce for dipping
  10. Enjoy!
Feel free to get creative and use any vegetables in your refrigerator – then be sure to come back and let me know the combination you used and how it was!

You will notice that in the recipe I mention to serve with marinara sauce for dipping, I learned about doing that from a local Food Truck!  They serve all their grilled cheese sandwiches with a dipping sauce and it is GREAT.  I definitely recommend adding the sauce for dipping.  I used what I had in my pantry, it was the Garlic and Herb Hunt’s Sauce that came in a can, it doesn’t have to be fancy!  But it is oh so good.  Trust me.

Grilled Cheese and Vegetable Sandwich Recipe

I hope you enjoy this Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich as much as we do!

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46 thoughts on “Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich

  1. Wow the Grilled Cheese and Veggie Sandwich looks delicious! Definitely something I’ll have to try next time I’m craving a grilled cheese!

  2. This sounds so good. I have had grilled cheese with tomatoes and loved it. I am sure these other veggies are great on grilled cheese. Thank you so much for sharing

  3. I’m always looking for ways to sneak veggies in our meals. I could probably make this sandwich but grate the veggies, squeeze out the liquid and pile them in the middle of a grilled cheese.

  4. What a great recipe. I have never had a veggie sandwich before and this one looks so good. Veggies and cheese, you can’t go wrong there.

  5. I love the creativity and it looks amazing! I am always trying to find ways to sneak veggies into my kids, so I will be sure to give this a try! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Yum! This looks delicious. If I tried making this, I would probably use Pepperjack cheese to add some extra spice! Thanks for sharing!

  7. DOH! I love grilled cheese sandwiches but never thought to add veggies! This sounds delicious, I will definitely try this recipe, thanks for posting!

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