Basil-Tomato Grilled Cheese

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Sandwiches/Wraps


  • 8 slices Italian bread
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh basil
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. On four slices of bread, layer the mozzarella cheese and tomatoes; sprinkle with the basil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Top with remaining slices of bread.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, Parmesan cheese and garlic powder; brush over the outsides of each sandwich.

  3. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches until golden brown on both sides and cheese is melted.

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