Tomato Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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Tomato Cheese Sandwiches Recipe
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Tomato Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

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Couple this warm, cheesy bread with salad, soup or even an entree. “If you’d like, you can add other pizza toppings,” notes Janet Watson of Crown Point, Indiana.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

Butter one side of each slice of bread; place buttered side up on a foil-lined baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, fennel seed and pepper flakes if desired. Spread over butter.
Top with tomato slices; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tomato Cheese Sandwiches in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p19

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 329 calories, 21g fat (13g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 626mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread; place buttered side up on a foil-lined baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, fennel seed and pepper flakes if desired. Spread over butter.
  2. Top with tomato slices; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tomato Cheese Sandwiches in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p19

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