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Thursday, April 14, 2011

CLOSED: Giveaway: Sargento Ultimate Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwich

As a kid, a grilled cheese sandwich, bowl of tomato soup and glass of milk made for the ultimate meal. How can we still enjoy this classic childhood favorite as a grown up while ditching the mundane, processed ingredients of our youth? During the month of April, Sargento is celebrating National Grilled Cheese Month by encouraging food lovers to re-discover a favorite dish – this time with authentic, natural ingredients and a sophisticated twist.

Cut from 100 percent, natural cheese and never made with processed ingredients, Sargento cheese is the “grown up” ingredient for the “Ultimate Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwich.” To help inspire your readers’ path to delicious re-discovery, here are a few Sargento creations reminiscent of everyone’s favorite sandwich.

Grilled Mediterranean Sandwiches
(As picutred above)

1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
12 slices crusty Italian bread, divided
1/2 cup ranch dressing
12 slices Sargento® Deli Style Sliced Provolone Cheese, divided
1 jar (12 oz.) roasted red peppers, drained and cut into large pieces
1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup sliced pitted kalamata or ripe olives
1 large tomato, thinly sliced
1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
1.Spread butter over one side of each bread slice. Heat large grill pan or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Spread butter over one side of bread.
2.Place 6 bread slices on griddle, buttered sides down. Top bread slices with dressing, cheese, peppers, olives, tomato, cucumber, remaining cheese and bread slices, buttered sides up.
3.Cook over medium-low heat 4 to 5 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
Swiss and Beef Grilled Cheese Sandwich


8 slices French bread
4 slices Sargento® Deli Style Sliced Swiss Cheese
1 medium tomato, cut into 8 thin slices
4 oz. thinly sliced lean deli roast beef
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. chopped chives or finely chopped green onion tops
1.Top 4 bread slices with half the cheese and all the tomato and beef slices. Top beef with remaining cheese and bread slices.
2.Combine mayonnaise, mustard and chives. Spread mayonnaise mixture on outside of sandwiches.
3.Cook in large skillet over medium heat 2 minutes per side or until light golden brown.

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich


2 slices Sargento® Deli Style Sliced Mozzarella Cheese
2 slices Italian or sourdough bread
1/3 cup roasted red peppers, rinsed and dried
Fresh basil leaves (optional)
1 Tbsp. Italian salad dressing
1.Place slice of cheese on slice of bread; top with red peppers and, if desired, basil leaves. Place remaining cheese on top; close with slice of bread. Brush dressing over outside surfaces of bread.
2.Heat non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Cook sandwich 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.

Sargento sliced natural cheese varieties such as Provolone, Baby Swiss and Sharp Cheddar are ideal for adding delicious flavors to make the Ultimate Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Visit for full nutrition information, more recipes and product availability.

The winning participant will receive a basket containing the following:

o Six packages of Sargento Blend cheese slices
o Artisanal bread loaf
o Gourmet mustard
o $50 gift card to Williams-Sonoma


- Tell me your Ultimate Adult Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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Open to US residents only & must 18 years old at the time of entry. Giveaway will end on April 27th @ 11:59 pm EST & a winner will be chosen by I will email the winner & the winner will have 72 hours to respond before choosing another winner. I received free samples to properly conduct this review & the opinions of this product are solely mine. Opinions may vary to my own. I did not receive any monetary value to conduct this review.

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