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A Special Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Another easy and delicious sandwich choice for lunch or dinner includes an updated version of a classic. On these wonderful long summer days, a quick but healthy meal can top off the day.

Try this upscale grilled cheese sandwich and add a bowl of piping tomato soup or a fresh and cooling summer gazpacho, if you must.

A Special Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  • 2 slices fresh sourdough bread
  • 3 ounces fresh sliced mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, minced
  • 2 slices fresh, ripe tomato
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon butter
  1. Layer a slice of bread with cheese, basil and tomato slices.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Top with another slice of bread.
  4. Spread outside of sandwich with softened butter.
  5. Cook in a preheated panini maker, indoor grill or skillet until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  6. Serve with potato chips and/or a cup of tomato soup.

Makes one sandwich.





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