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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

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

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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