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Fast Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

Fast Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

Provolone cheese, tomato slices and basil leaves make up the satisfying filling for these flame-broiled sandwiches. Lightly brushed with Italian salad dressing, they're sure to become family favorites. —Melody Biddinger Costa Mesa, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 thin tomato slices
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 slices Italian bread (1/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons prepared Italian salad dressing


  • 1. Layer the basil, tomato and cheese on two slices of bread. Top with remaining bread. Brush outsides of sandwiches with salad dressing. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 394 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 1022mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.

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KitchenQueen60 User ID: 3758584 260136
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2017

"What makes the sodium level so high? Could this be a typo? I'd like to try these, they sound delicious."

No_Time_To_Cook User ID: 6334849 225532
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2015

"Very Good! I added salami and onion."

rebeccascafe User ID: 8039558 47275
Reviewed May. 29, 2012

"A great twist on a grilled cheese sandwich! I make it using our panini press, and Good Seasons Cheese Garlic Dressing (prepared). Very tasty and satisfying combination!"

[email protected] User ID: 1202636 205508
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"quick, delicious and a wonderful way to celebrate home grown basil."

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