Provolone cheese, tomato slices and basil leaves make up the satisfying filling for these flame-broiled sandwiches. Lightly brushed with Italian salad dressing, they're sure to become family favorites. —Melody Biddinger Costa Mesa, California
- 8 fresh basil leaves
- 8 thin tomato slices
- 4 slices provolone cheese
- 4 slices Italian bread (1/4 inch thick)
- 2 tablespoons prepared Italian salad dressing
- Layer the basil, tomato and cheese on two slices of bread. Top with remaining bread. Brush outsides of sandwiches with salad dressing. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Italian Grilled Cheese in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p29
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Reviewed May. 29, 2012
"A great twist on a grilled cheese sandwich! I make it using our panini press, and Good Seasons Cheese Garlic Dressing (prepared). Very tasty and satisfying combination!"
Reviewed May. 26, 2012
"Quick, delicious and a wonderful way to celebrate home grown basil."