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  • Prep
    10 min
  • Total
    30 min
  • Serving

Mature Cheddar and Fig Grilled Cheese


Caramelized Onions

  • 2 medium yellow onions, minced 
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) canola oil
  • 60 ml (2 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) maple syrup

Grilled cheese

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) softened butter
  • 4 slices of white bread
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) fig jam
  • 4 slices of Cathedral City Mature Cheddar Cheese slices 


Caramelized Onions

  1. In a pot, caramelize the onions in oil for 15 to 20 minutes.    
  2. Add the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. 
  3. Continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes or until the mixture is syrupy. Add pepper to taste. 

Grilled Cheese

  1. Spread half the butter on one side of a slice of bread. Top the unbuttered side with fig jam, caramelized onions, and two slices of Cathedral City Mature Cheddar cheese. 
  2. Place the pieces of bread together and butter the outsides. 
  3. In a non-stick pan, cook the sandwich over medium heat for 3 minutes, or until golden, then flip it over. 
  4. Lightly press the top to flatten slightly. Cook until both sides are golden and the cheese is melted. 
  5. Let grilled cheese rest for 2 minutes. Cut in half diagonally and serve.