Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese with Marinara Dipping Sauce

Preparation 5 min
Total 20 min
4 Servings

This yummy sandwich combines all the comforting flavours of garlic bread and grilled cheese.

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  • 8 slices Dempster’s® 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) garlic butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) marinara sauce, heated


  1. Sprinkle cheese evenly over 4 slices of bread; cap with remaining bread. Combine garlic butter with Italian seasoning; spread over outside of sandwiches.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Cook sandwiches, in batches if needed, for 2 to 3 minutes per side, pressing lightly, until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  3. Cut sandwiches into quarters; serve with marinara sauce for dipping.

Substitute Cheddar or marble cheese for Italian cheese blend if desired.
Add a slice of ham or turkey to sandwich if desired.