Roasted Mushroom Grilled Cheese

Sometimes I think I'm a genius in the kitchen, haha.  Other times, I know it's just that I'm good at combining things in my fridge and making a legit meal.
This magic incorporated some roasted shiitake mushrooms I'd made over the weekend.  For breakfast, I had put them on top of lightly buttered toast, with an over-easy egg on top.  It was delicious, it was exactly what I wanted.  But then what to do with the leftover roasted mushrooms?  Make the best grilled cheese of course!
I sprinkled parmesan on one side of the bread, and lay the mushrooms on top, all haphazard-like.  The other side of the bread got layered mozzarella slices and a generous sprinkling of salt and pepper.
Lightly butter and heat a small pan to medium heat, and place the sandwich on there to cook and get even more delicious.  Flip after a couple minutes and let the other side of the sandwich brown.  Cut in half and serve with tomato soup to dip into.
You totally don't need a recipe, but here goes anyways!
Two slices of bread, of your choosing
Roasted shiitake mushrooms
Fresh mozzarella cheese
Parmesan cheese, grated
Salt and Pepper
Butter or oil, for cooking

If you don't know how to roast your mushrooms- heat your oven to 425 degrees.  Toss the mushrooms with a tiny bit of oil, then spread them out on a baking sheet (mine were pre-sliced shiitakes, which worked well), sprinkle them with salt and pepper, and a little thyme would be great here actually, if you're down!  Roast for about 10-15 minutes, and keep an eye on them to make sure they don't burn.  Remove from the oven and set aside.

Start heating a pan to medium heat with a pat of butter in it.  Lay your bread side by side, sprinkle the parmesan cheese on one side (I used about a tablespoon), and slices of fresh mozzarella on the other.  Sprinkle the fresh mozzarella with salt and pepper.  Layer the mushrooms on top of the parmesan cheese side, and carefully flip the mozzarella side on top.  Lightly butter the top of the sandwich.  Place the whole thing (un-buttered side down first) in the pan.  Let the sandwich cook for a couple minutes, then carefully flip, and let cook for another couple minutes until browned to your liking.

Cut in half and serve with tomato soup.  This sandwich is excellent when dipped into the soup!!  Enjoy!

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