Prosciutto, Tomato and Basil Grilled Cheese

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Adding the tomato after the sandwich has cooked and cheese melted make this grilled cheese different. Its great not to have a mushy hot tomato in a grilled cheese. From Bon Appetit

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Lightly butter 1 side of each bread slice.
  3. Top unbuttered side of 2 pieces with 2 proscuitto slices, then 4 basil leaves, then cheese slices.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and crushed red pepper. Top with remaining bread, buttered side up.
  5. Heat olive oil in an oven proof skillet over medium high. Cook until golden brown on the bottom, about 4 minutes.
  6. Turn sandwich over and transfer to the oven to bake until cheese is melted. Remove.
  7. carefully lift off top bread slices and insert 3 tomato slices into each, top again and serve.
Most Helpful

I made this for lunch! We really enjoyed it;instead of tomato I put some Roasted red peppers and followed Redsie's idea; cooked it in Griddler. What can I say? YUM! I made this for 123 Thanks for posting, Sage/Rita

Sage October 25, 2007

This is a delicious sandwich! As suggested by Redsie, I used my George Foreman grill and it came out so good! I love asiago cheese and the sourdough bread is perfect with these ingredients. Thanks for sharing!

Lainey6605 October 12, 2007

Wow - this was delicious!! I grilled this on my George Foreman's grill and it turned out perfect!! Thanks MarraMamba!! :)

Redsie September 15, 2007