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Tomato-Pesto Cheddar Melts Recipe

Give ordinary grilled cheese sandwiches a boost with this tasty recipe. Prepared pesto and sliced tomato add an inteesting and delicious twist.—Lil Morris, Emerald Park, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 2 slices white bread
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • 1. Spread pesto over one side of each slice of bread. Top with tomato and cheese; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, melt butter; add sandwiches. Cover and cook until bread is lightly toasted and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 215 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 516 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

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