Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese. Basil-Tomato Grilled Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home. On four slices of bread, layer mozzarella cheese and tomatoes; sprinkle with the basil, vinegar, salt and pepper. This grilled cheese with tomatoes & basil isn't just any old grilled cheese.
Classic grilled cheese sandwiches with a kick. These are great with a bowl of tomato soup with a little basil added. Sprinkle dried basil and salt and pepper to taste. You can have Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese using 7 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese
- Prepare 4 slices of sourdough bread.
- You need 1/2 cup of grape tomatoes, sliced.
- It’s of Marinara sauce.
- You need 4 of fresh basil leaves.
- It’s 4 ounces of fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced about 1/4 inch.
- It’s of Softened butter.
- Prepare of Balsamic glaze for dipping (optional).
This grilled cheese and tomato soup dynamic duo just got a major upgrade from the shelf-stable stuff. Add chicken stock, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in cream cheese and basil. This soup requires minimal ingredients but yields such amazing results!
Tomato Basil Grilled Cheese step by step
- Butter one side of each of the slices of bread.
- On the other side of the bread, spread a thin layer of marinara sauce.
- On two slices of bread, add cheese, sliced tomatoes, and basil. Top the sandwiches with the remaining bread slices.
- Place the sandwiches buttered side down on a skillet heated to medium high. Place a sandwich press or a heavy bottomed skillet on top of the sandwiches. The best grilled cheese is always pressed..
- Cook about 3 minutes until the first side is golden brown. Flip and repeat..
- Serve with balsamic glaze on the side for dipping (optional).
Here you combine several pounds of fresh tomatoes Yes just picture it, a perfectly toasted, golden, crisp crusted, gooey, melty grilled cheese crouton soaking in a perfectly fresh roasted tomato basil soup. With basil, tomato and American cheese, you will love this Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese. In my mind, tomato soup and grilled cheese will always be synonymous with classic American comfort food. I find it endlessly interesting what everyone else's idea of a true comfort food is, whether it stems from a different culture or country, or even if it's just spicing up a classic with a special twist. These sandwiches were cooked on a grill, but a skillet would work just as well.