Grilled Cheese in the Microwave

How to make a grilled cheese in the microwave, the even faster and easier way to cook your favorite cheesey sandwich!

A grilled cheese sandwich is the perfect lunch for anybody. Who doesn’t love warm toasted bread with butter and plenty melted cheese?

This recipe is so great because you probably already have all of the ingredients for this delicious sandwich in your kitchen already. Whip up a warm lunch in no time, something even for the pickiest eaters! If you are impatient like me, then using the toaster and a microwave to make a grilled cheese is much faster and immediately satisfying.

Why Make a Grilled Cheese in the Microwave?

  • It is the fastest and easiest way to cook a grilled cheese
  • Reduce the amount of dishes that you get dirty and just use a plate
  • Preparation time is minimal (no heating a skillet or pan)
  • Makes a great lunch you can make in the break room

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 slices of pepper jack cheese (or any cheese you like)

How to Make a Grilled Cheese in the Microwave – Step by Step

  1. Pop bread in toaster and toast until golden brown
  2. Remove and place cheese slices in between pieces of toast, spread butter on the outside of the slices, wrap in a paper towel, place on a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for about 20 seconds or until cheese is melted, enjoy!

Tips for Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese in the Microwave

If you store your bread in the fridge, you should toast it for about 2 minutes. However if you keep your bread out on the counter then you should toast your bread for about 1 minute.

I highly recommend serving with a side of tomato soup or chicken noodle soup!

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How to Make a Grilled Cheese in the Microwave

How to Make a Grilled Cheese in the Microwave

How to make a grilled cheese in the microwave in just a couple of minutes! Depending on how many watts your microwave is, cook time may vary.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 slices of pepper jack cheese (or any cheese you like)

Instructions

  1. Put bread in toaster and toast until golden brown
  2. Remove and place cheese slices in between pieces of toast, spread butter on the outside of the slices, wrap in a paper towel, place on a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for about 20 seconds or until cheese is melted, enjoy!

If you have tried making a grilled cheese in the microwave, or any other recipe on my blog, then please rate it and let me know how it turned out in the comments below!

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