Italian Grilled Cheese

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup giardiniera (Italian hot vegetable salad), drained

1/4 cup salad olives (green olives with pimiento)

8 slices good quality crusty white bread, 1/2-inch thick slices

8 slices deli cut provolone cheese

4 tablespoons softened butter


  1. Heat griddle to medium.
  2. In a food processor pulse chop the salad and olives into a fine relish. Spread 4 slices of bread with relish and top each with 2 slices cheese and 4 more slices of bread. Butter the outside of the sammies with softened butter and grill until golden on both sides, 4 to 5 minutes total. Cut and serve.