A tasty Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich with strawberries, dark chocolate and crushed almonds. It couldn’t be easier to make and it’s perfect for lunch!
Friends, I am beyond excited (and it takes a lot of me to be BEYOND excited for things) to tell you about 1) this strawberry brie grilled cheese sandwich recipe and 2) the company behind this recipe, Dave’s Killer Bread. I hadn’t heard of the brand until quite recently, but now I can’t stop talking about (and eating!) it.
But first, what’s your favorite kind of sandwich? Don’t think about it!! The first kind of sandwich that pops into your head is, that is your favorite (it’s science).
Did you say grilled cheese?! Please tell me you did. If grilled cheese isn’t your favorite, hopefully it’s at least in your top three. Grilled cheese sandwiches are the best because they’re a reminder of childhood, they’re a tasty comfort food and they’re full of CHEESE (<—potentially the greatest food ever?). Besides good cheese, you need GOOD, high-quality bread to make the perfect grilled cheese, which is where Dave’s Killer Bread comes into play and where my “beyond excitement” comes from.
I’ll be partnering with Dave’s Killer Bread over the next several months to bring you recipes to showcase the versatility of bread. Though sandwiches may be the most common use of bread, there’s so much more you can do with it! Bread is a huge part of my diet, and if you’re viewing this sandwich recipe, I’m guessing it is for you too. I eat bread on a daily basis, so the quality of bread I consume is very important to me. Today, I’m showcasing the White Bread Done Right variety.
…Yes, it’s white bread. Can you believe it? I’m not going to lie, it had been ages since I’d eaten white bread, but this kind is nothing to run away from. In fact, it’s made from barley, spelt, quinoa, rye, and millet flour and boasts 10 grams of whole grains (!!!). IN WHITE BREAD.
Besides that, the other really great thing is that all of their breads are certified organic, non-GMO, and don’t contain high fructose corn syrup, nuts, soy, dairy, or artificial preservatives. Basically, it’s bread that speaks my language.
Can we also talk about how I included little bits of dark chocolate and almonds in this brie grilled cheese but you can’t really tell? I’m calling them optional, but really, chocolate and/or almonds should never be optional. Both are as necessary as cheese—they go hand-in-hand.
If you need a reason to make a grilled cheese—which you shouldn’t—but if you do, just know that apparently it’s National Grilled Cheese month. I say “apparently” because it’s April 25 and I’m just now getting the memo. Still, that gives us SIX days to enjoy grilled cheese. As in, all six days. Give me this fancy shmancy brie grilled cheese and a bottle of red wine please and thank you, because I honestly can’t think of a better way to celebrate.
To find a store near you that sells Dave’s Killer Bread, use this store locator. If there aren’t any near you, note that the bread will be showing up in 9,000 more stores starting next month.
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dave’s Killer Bread. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that support The Almond Eater!
- 4 pieces of Dave's Killer Bread, preferably the White Bread Done Right variety
- 1 tbsp butter
- ¼ block of brie cheese, thinly sliced*
- 4 strawberries, thinly sliced
- 1 tsp raw cane sugar (or sugar of choice)
- 1 tsp crushed dark chocolate (optional)
- 1 tsp sliced almonds (optional)
- Sprinkle of powdered sugar for topping (optional but recommended)
- Heat sliced strawberries and sugar in a small saucepan over low-medium heat. You want them to be softened, but not liquified. Once strawberries are soft, remove from saucepan.
- While strawberries are warming up, butter each piece of bread on 1 side and set aside.
- Place one piece of bread butter side down in a nonstick skillet.
- Top with half of the slices of brie cheese, almonds, dark chocolate, and half of the strawberries. Place another piece of bread butter side up overtop.
- Cook sandwich until both sides of the bread are golden brown and the cheese has melted.
- Remove from heat and repeat the process for the second sandwich.
- Sprinkle sandwich with powdered sugar and enjoy!
Q: How often do you eat bread?