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smoked gouda

Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese

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  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Sandwich


Creamy smoked gouda, caramelized onions, and juicy tomato make a delicious grilled cheese that can be made in just a few minutes! If you want to take your sandwich to the next level, this gouda grilled cheese is the answer!


  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 4 oz smoked gouda
  • 12 medium tomatoes


  1. In a large frying pan, saute the onions in the olive oil.
  2. Cook over low to medium heat for 12-15 minutes until the onions begin to caramelize.
  3. Set the onions aside.
  4. In that same pan, lay two pieces of bread in the leftover olive oil.
  5. Top each slice with 2oz of shredded cheese.
  6. Allow the cheese to begin melting, then top with the onion, tomato, and final slice of bread.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes on each side, until toasted and the cheese is melted.