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The Cheesy Parisian: French Onion Grilled Cheese

The Cheesy Parisian: French Onion Grilled Cheese

 Active time: 5 min Cook time: 6 min Serves: 1

We ooh-la-LOVE this grilled cheese! Think Croque-Monsieurs if you swap the ham for caramelized onions and the Gruyère for Swiss. That said, we’re pretty cheese-agnostic so you do you. You could even throw in a Kraft single and call it … “An American in Paris!” But we do think that a mild, nutty Swiss is a nice counterpoint for the dipping sauce. And p.s. If you just made a roast and happen to have some homemade “au jus” gold star for you! Otherwise, you can buy pre-made “Au Jus” at your supermarket—look in the soup aisle.



  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • Butter/olive oil for sautéing (1/2 Tbsp.)
  • 1/2 cup “Au Jus”, for dipping



  • Melt some butter or olive oil over medium heat in a skillet.
  • Add your thinly sliced onion and cook until brown and tender (about 5-7 mins).
  • Take off the heat and set to the side.


  • On the first slice layer Swiss cheese/caramelized onion/Swiss cheese
  • Now close it up with the other piece of bread. See how easy that was
    top down shot with two pieces of break, one with cheese on it and the other with onion on it. the toaster, Swiss cheese, and onion on the table next to it


  • Now place it in the Toastie Press and close and lock the press. Wipe around the outside of the press to clean off any drips with a paper towel. 
  • Place the filled Toastie Press into the right slot of your Revolution Toaster with the handles facing out.

Now make your next selection based on the model you have:

Image explaining how to use the toastie press properly. If you have the Revolution InstaGLO® R270  Toaster you can add the Panini Mode directly to your home menu in settings. On your home menu, select Panini Select level of toastyness  Press "start". If you have the Revolution InstaGLO® R180S or R180B, go to the Bread mode on your home menu, and look for the "Panini Mode" toggle at the bottom left. Toggle Panini Mode ON Select your level of toastyness Press "start"
toasted grilled cheese sitting in an open toastie press
  • Serve with a small bowl of Au Jus and chips or a green salad. Enjoy
    The Cheesy Parisian: French Onion Grilled Cheese


Have you made the The Cheesy Parisian in your Revolution InstaGLO® Toaster with Revolution Toastie Press? Post a photo on Instagram and tag @RevCooking!

Introducing the Revolution Toastie Press

Because big appliances are a big pain.

We’re going to assume we don’t need to sell you on the idea of a toastie. Who doesn’t love the melty-deliciousness of a pressed sandwich, right? But big appliances are, well, a big pain. You need to lug them out, they can be hard to clean and they take up valuable counter space. This toastie attachment is our solution: Simple, compact and super easy to use it gives you the sandwiches you love, minus the mess and hassle you don’t.

  • Heats up quickly: Deliver the toastie of your dreams in seconds not minutes. (Learn more about our safe, eco-friendly InstaGLO technology here!)
  • Easy to clean: Wipe down with a sponge or pop it in the dishwasher.
  • Small footprint: Stash it with your coffee, in your bread box or just sit it in the toaster when not in use.

Faster. Smarter. Tastier.
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