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Pumpkin Grilled Cheese

by Chef George Duran


Bread type  
Active Time:
~10 min
Total Time:
~1 hr 15 min


Roast squash

  • Rub one half of squash with extra-virgin olive oil and a few pinches kosher salt. Save other squash half for another use.
  • Place squash, cut side down, in Zone 2 of Brava metal tray.
  • Select “Butternut Squash”, “Halves”, “1 Half” on your touchscreen and follow instructions.


Make pumpkin puree

  • When your food is done, cool squash for a few minutes. Using a spoon, scoop out flesh.
  • In medium bowl, combine squash, a pinch of kosher salt, honey or maple syrup (if using) and pumpkin pie spice. Mash with a fork until ingredients are evenly incorporated and slightly chunky. Taste and adjust seasoning.


Assemble sandwiches

  • Use 2-3 tablespoons pumpkin mixture and 2 slices cheese for each sandwich. Spread pumpkin on 1 slice of bread, top with cheese and close sandwich(es) with other bread slice(s).
  • Spread butter on both sides of sandwich(es).


Cook sandwiches

  • Fill zone(s) on metal tray according to quantity.
  • Slide metal tray into bottom shelf.
  • Select “Pumpkin Grilled Cheese” on your touchscreen and follow instructions.



  • When your food is done, transfer sandwiches to individual plates.
  • Serve warm.