Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe
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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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Why settle for ordinary grilled cheese when this is so easy to fix? Pair the sandwiches with your favorite soup for a fast, satisfying meal. —Arlene Reagan, Limerick, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices walnut-raisin bread
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 8 slices provolone and mozzarella cheese blend
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened

Directions

Spread four slices of bread with pesto. Layer with cheese and tomato; top with remaining bread. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
In a large skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Taste of Home August/September 2012, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 435 calories, 29g fat (14g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 739mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 8 slices walnut-raisin bread
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 8 slices provolone and mozzarella cheese blend
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  1. Spread four slices of bread with pesto. Layer with cheese and tomato; top with remaining bread. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Taste of Home August/September 2012, p52

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AllisonO User ID: 7446023 252581
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2016

"Perfectly simple! I used whole wheat bread. The freshness of the tomato offsets the richness of the pesto and cheese. This is the perfect taste of Italy and would be delicious paired with soup during the colder months."

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crusch88 User ID: 6995029 125348
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"I made with cinnamon raisin bread and it was fantastic!"

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daisey5 User ID: 146806 120358
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2012

"I made this with whole wheat bread. I also added sliced turkey and ham and then used my panini maker. It was very good."

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