Turkey and White Cheddar with Caramelized Onion & Grape Grilled Cheese

Celebrating Grilled Cheese Month with a recipe for Turkey & White Cheddar with Caramelized Onion and Grape Grilled Cheese Sandwich


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 12-15 red seedless grapes
  • 1 tablespoon sage slivered
  • 1 pound turkey deli meat shaved
  • 2 cups white cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup arugula leaves
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • salt and pepper


  1. In a medium skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter and vegetable oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until semi-transparent and caramelized. Add grapes and sauté for 5 minutes more. Add sage and remove from heat.
  2. Heat a skillet on medium. Butter one side of each piece of bread. On unbuttered side of 4 slices of bread layer 1/4 cup cheese, onion and grapes, 1/4 portion of turkey, 1/4 portion of arugula leaves and 1/4 cup more cheese. Place slice of bread on top, buttered side up, and grill in skillet until bread becomes golden. Flip sandwich once and cook until cheese melts and bread becomes golden. Cut in half and serve hot.