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Grilled Cheese and Tomato Sandwich

Enjoy a hot and healthy meal in a hurry with this grilled cheese and tomato sandwich.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: bread, cheese, tomato
Yield: 1 serving
Author: Alice Henneman


  • 2 slices bread, preferably whole grain
  • 2 slices cheese If you're limiting sodium intake, use Swiss cheese.
  • 1 thin slice large tomato A knife with a serrated edge works best for slicing tomatoes.
  • Olive oil, margarine or butter


  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Use a pastry brush to spread one side of the 2 slices of bread with olive oil. Or, use a knife to spread with margarine or butter.
  • Lay 1 slice with buttered side down on a cutting board or other surface and top with a slice of cheese, followed by a tomato slice and ending with another cheese slice. Cover with second slide of bread, with olive oil or buttered side up.
  • Grill both sides of sandwiches on medium heat until golden brown and cheese starts to melt. Use a double-sided, hinged indoor grill, a panini press; a griddle or a frying pan.