Lasagna Grilled Cheese

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Set a large skillet over medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Once hot, add the sausage remove from the casing. Being breaking it down with a wooden spoon and cook until browned.
  • Transfer to a plate using a slotted spoon. Return the skillet to the heat and add the remaining oil and the cherry tomatoes. Season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Cook until the tomatoes have softened and are starting to burst, about 10 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, stir to combine the ricotta, basil, lemon, Parmesan and the remaining salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. In another medium bowl, stir butter and garlic until well combined.
  • To assemble the sandwiches, lay out 4 bread slices in a single layer. Brush the bread with 3 tablespoons of the softened garlic butter, then turn the bread over. Top with 1/4 cup mozzarella, then spread over the ricotta. Top with the Italian sausage, tomatoes and another 1/4 cup mozzarella. Top each with a slice of bread and brush with remaining butter.
  • Heat a skillet or griddle over moderate heat. Working in batches, cook sandwiches until bread is golden and crisp and cheese has melted, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board and cook the remaining sandwiches. Cut each in half and serve with marinara on the side for dipping.
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