Grilled Cheese with Tomato Recipe
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Grilled Cheese with Tomato Recipe

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Tricia Curley puts a tasty Italian twist on a lunchtime tradition. The Joliet, Illinois cook's speedy skillet sandwich features mozzarella, tomato slices, oregano and basil.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 slices Italian bread
  • 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 slices tomato
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  1. Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Place one slice, butter side down, in a skillet; top with half of the cheese. Layer with tomato and remaining cheese; sprinkle with oregano and basil. Top with remaining bread, butter side up. Cook over medium heat until golden brown on both sides. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Grilled Cheese with Tomato in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p11

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acooley1 User ID: 62623 90968
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"This was good, but it didn't have quite as much flavor as I would have liked. The cheese was super melty, gooey, and delicious. The tomato was a little bland and maybe could have used a shake of salt to bring out the flavor. My basil is pretty old so I didn't taste that much (definitely not the recipe's fault!) but the oregano was nice. I might serve this with a side of marinara for dipping in the future."

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