30 Reviews

this is a delicious and filling sandwich! definitely a keeper. next time..ham and cheese grilled sandwich with sliced apples on the side.

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staceyboots May 01, 2009

This was really a good sandwich. I made it with wheat bread and colby jack cheese. I think if I had made it with sourdough bread and mozzerella it would have taken it up even a notch further. I ate it with some tomato-basil soup.

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Chief cook and bottlewasher March 31, 2009

oh wow, excellent sandwich! So simple and yet so good! I couldn't find fresh basil in the grocery so used the dried basil spices instead. Love the taste of melted cheese with tomatoes and italian spices! Thank you, Rita!

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Pneuma February 06, 2009

I had a craving for a grilled cheese and bumped it up using Provolone, hard salami, tomatoes and basil. Great sandwich Rita! 80} Potzi

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PotziNPanz September 19, 2008

This is a great switch-up to the regular grilled cheese sandwich (although I do love those too!). The peppery taste of the fresh basil, along with the lovely slices of tomato I got from the local farmer's market really kicked it up. I used American cheese and whole wheat bread. Thanks for a keeper!

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Starrynews August 05, 2008

great pannini/sammie/sandwich! This creative inspiration will inspire you to tweak this anyway you want. I had some jarred marinara...after I brushed the outside part of the sammie with the oil/herb mixture, I then brushed the inside with the marinara. Followed the rest of the instructions using mozzerella and provolone for cheese. Used my sandwich maker to grill. This one would be great if you added cooked bacon or added cooked bacon, deli meat and made it into a club sandwich enclosed in gooey cheese. Oh yeah, we'll be doing this one again baby!

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lilquiz July 19, 2008

Wow, my partner and I couldn't get enough of these sammies! What a tasty way to use the summer tomatoes. I used sliced provolone cheese, and sprinkled the tomatoes with a little salt and pepper, along with dried oregano and thyme. I spread my bread with butter though. Cannot wait to have these again!

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Chef-Boy-I-Be Illinois July 08, 2008

OMG,,my husband ate 3 of these and could have had another if there had been any left!! The olive oil, I used Lemon Olive Oil, gave the bread such a delicious crust, I did add some butter to the pan as we like the extra flavor. he rated it 10 stars.

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shanti2 August 19, 2013

Great sandwich! Did mine on rye with brie cheese!

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Not Martha September 26, 2012
Fresh Tomato, Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich