Grown up Grilled Cheese

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by Bri22

From the "Friends" cookbook, "Cooking with Friends".

Top Review by PaulaG

Just goes to show you that something so simple can be so good. I made this using bread made with my Multigrain Yeast Bread #107864. Fabulous!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 lb mozzarella cheese, sliced thin (Monica would never use anything but fresh mozzarella packed in water)
  • 1 large tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 4 slices large sourdough bread or 4 slices crusty peasant bread
  • salt and pepper
  • 14 cup whole fresh basil leaf
  • 14 cup olive oil


  1. Layer the cheese and tomato over 2 slices of bread.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste, and top each with a few basil leaves.
  3. Cover with the remaining slices of bread to make sandwiches.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add the sandwiches and cook, pressing down on them with a spatula until the bottoms are golden brown.
  6. Flip the sandwich and add the remaining 2 tbsp oil.
  7. Continue cooking, occasionally pressing down on sandwiches with spatula until the other side is golden brown and the cheese has melted.
  8. Remove from pan and enjoy.

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