Mediterranean Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
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This recipe makes a quick and easy grilled cheese sandwich, but one with a whole lot of flavor, thanks to the three different cheeses used plus the tangy sun-dried tomatoes.
Servings: 4 sandwiches
  • 8 pieces rustic loaf bread
  • 8 oz. Brie cheese, cut into 8 slices
  • 4 slices Havarti cheese
  • [1/2] cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  • [1/2] cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 slices Colby jack cheese
  • 4 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  1. Place 4 slices bread on your work surface, top each slice with 2 slices of Brie cheese and 1 slice Havarti cheese.
  2. Evenly divide basil and sun-dried tomato among sandwiches, sprinkle with ground black pepper, and top with 1 slice of Colby jack cheese each. Cover each sandwich with remaining slices of bread.
  3. Preheat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, and cook sandwiches for 4 minutes on one side.
  4. Drizzle remaining 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil over sandwiches, flip them over, and cook for 4 more minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, and serve warm.
Healthy Hint
This is a very decadent sandwich. If you're trying to save some calories, opt for a half sandwich with a side of mixed greens dressed with balsamic vinegar, salt, and black pepper.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 sandwich Calories: 657 Fat: 48g Saturated fat: 23g Carbohydrates: 26g Sodium: 1,061mg Fiber: 2g Cholesterol: 10mg
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