These sandwiches were cooked on a grill, but a skillet would work just as well. Choose your favorite kind of cheese. We prefer a variety that melts easily, such as Gouda or Swiss, but cheddar is also good.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Butter one side of each slice of bread. Arrange 4 slices, buttered side down, on clean work surface. Divide cheese evenly among 4 slices of bread. Arrange tomato slices over cheese, cutting slices in half to fit if necessary. Scatter basil leaves over tomatoes. Top with remaining slices of bread, buttered side up.

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  • Place sandwiches on a medium-hot grill, off direct heat. Cook until bread is golden and cheese is beginning to melt, about 4 minutes depending on heat of grill.

  • Turn sandwiches over, and continue grilling until bread is golden and cheese is completely melted. Move to a slightly cooler part of the grill to melt if bread is darkening too much.

Reviews (1)

30 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
08/31/2008
YUMMMM! SOUNDS SO GOOD, CAN'T WAIT TO GIVE EM A TRY. SO DIFFERENT FROM THE SAME OLD GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES. THANKS FOR THE IDEA AND RECIPE.