Dress up your traditional grilled cheese sandwich with by adding sliced plum tomatoes and fresh herbs.  Serve with soup or as a standalone meal.

Becky Mercuri
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2007


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: ) (serving size: 1 sandwich)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place 4 bread slices on a work surface; arrange 1/2 cup cheddar cheese on each slice. Top each slice with 2 tomato slices and 1 tablespoon basil. Top with remaining 4 bread slices.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sandwiches to pan; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn sandwiches over; cover and cook for 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

247 calories; calories from fat 38%; fat 10.5g; saturated fat 6.3g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 11.6g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 3.2g; cholesterol 30mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 464mg; calcium 233mg.