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    Broiled Tomato Cheese Sandwich

    Broiled Tomato Cheese Sandwich. Photo by **Tinkerbell**

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    20 mins

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    Pets'R'us's Note:

    I love the combination of tomato and cheese. The short marination of the tomatoes in the olive oil and the balsamic vinegar gives it a nice kick. Other vinegar is not as nice. If I have it in the fridge I add an extra topping of mozzarella and you can please the meat eaters by adding slices of crunchy bacon. You can make it a closed sandwich by just toasting 4 more slices of bread to top the sandwich.

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    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (less if you use other vinegar)
    • 3 -4 tomatoes, sliced, they must be ripe and have a good flavor
    • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
    • 3 -4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese (other cheese works well too)
    • 1 tablespoon basil, finely chopped (1/2 teaspoon dried basil can be substituted)
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • ground black pepper
    • 3 -4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, for topping
    • 4 slices bread, lightly toasted, for a closed sandwich toast 4 more slices


    1. 1
      Preheat broil/grill.
    2. 2
      In a shallow bowl whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, add the tomatoes and mix gently, set aside.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl mix together: mayonnaise, cheese, basil, oregano and black pepper.
    4. 4
      Spread this on the 4 slices of toast.
    5. 5
      Place on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
    6. 6
      Remove from the broil, top with the (drained) tomato slices and then with the rest of the Parmesan cheese, return to the oven and broil for approx 5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Serve open or closed.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 17, 2011


      This made a nice lunch, with good flavors. I think most of the pictures were taken with cheeses other than parmesan. We grated fresh parmesan and didn't get any of the bubbling/melting - but they were still quite good. I had some leftover caramelized onions that I added to some of these, and that made them even yummier.

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    • on July 04, 2010


      These were out of this world delicious! I had cut the tomatoes in the morning and used a good balsamic vinegar and good olive oil and marinated them until lunch time. I think using a good quality makes a difference for the taste, in my opinion anyway. Mixed up the mayo mixture and then brought everything to work to finish off there for lunch. I used fresh basil. Then I mixed a bit of mozzarella with the parmesan for the top with a bit more basil. I used the broil on low and it turned out fantastic. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe Pets'R'us

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    • on May 11, 2010


      Oh my goodness! This is AMAZING!!! Quite a treat! I only made half the recipe and I wish I had made more (and it was just for me!!!) I used light mayo, fresh torn basil and added a bit of rosemary and more basil on top! Thanks for this great sandwich that I will eat again and again! Thanks for posting! [Made for the LIVESTRONG Cook-a-thon for Pets'R'Us!!!]

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    Nutritional Facts for Broiled Tomato Cheese Sandwich

    Serving Size: 1 (151 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 225.4
    Calories from Fat 122
    Total Fat 13.5 g
    Saturated Fat 2.9 g
    Cholesterol 9.4 mg
    Sodium 327.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    Sugars 5.4 g
    Protein 5.7 g

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