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Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

My teenager and I were in a lovely coffee shop and she was hungry for a sandwich. She never eats vegetables but loved this, so of course I had to duplicate it at home. —Kathryn Hudson, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  1. Layer the cheese, basil and tomatoes on four bread slices. Sprinkle tomatoes with salt and pepper. Top with remaining bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter.
  2. Cook in a preheated panini maker or indoor electric grill until bread is browned and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 411 calories, 19g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 541mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein.

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