Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Mozzarella, Red Peppers, and Arugula Recipe

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Mozzarella, Red Peppers, and Arugula Recipe

How To Make Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Mozzarella, Red Peppers, and Arugula

Level up your grilled cheese sandwich with fresh arugula and roasted peppers nestled between toasted sourdough bread. Ready in 20 minutes!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 8sourdough bread slices
  • butter,soft and at room temperature
  • Dijon mustard,to taste
  • mayonnaise,to taste
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 18ozroasted peppers,oil or water packed, jarred, patted dry of excess moisture
  • 12ozmozzarella,low moisture, cut into ¼ inch slices or shredded
  • 2cupsarugula


  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread. On the unbuttered sides, spread Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper.

  2. Place 2 slices of bread, buttered side down, in a skillet over medium-low heat.

  3. Add about 4 ounces of the peppers, 3 ounces of mozzarella, and a good handful of arugula. Press down to keep slightly together, then place slices of bread on top, buttered side out.

  4. Let the sandwiches cook over medium-low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes per side, flipping halfway through, making sure they don’t get too browned.

  5. After about 6 to 8 minutes total, the cheese in the sandwich should be well melted and the bread toasted.

  6. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 1106.62kcal
  • Fat: 31.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 156.40g
  • Fiber: 8.49g
  • Sugar: 19.61g
  • Protein: 50.67g
  • Cholesterol: 81.83mg
  • Sodium: 2296.02mg
  • Calcium: 614.55mg
  • Potassium: 671.58mg
  • Iron: 12.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 399.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 219.67mg
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