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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Directions

  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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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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