Grown up Grilled Cheese

Recipe by Bri22
READY IN: 12mins


  • 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


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