Three-Cheese and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich


A grown-up version of grilled cheese sandwiches.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 sandwich


  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise

  • 2 slices bread

  • 1 slice jalapeno Jack cheese

  • 1 roma tomato, thinly sliced

  • 1 slice mozzarella cheese

  • 4 leaves fresh basil, chiffonade (rolled and cut into ribbons)

  • 1 slice Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat a cast iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat.

  2. Spread 1/2 teaspoon mayonnaise on each slice of bread. Place bread slices mayo-side down in the hot skillet. Place jalapeno Jack cheese on 1 slice of bread, and top with tomato slices. Place mozzarella cheese on the other slice, top with basil, then top with Cheddar cheese. Cook until bread turns golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Carefully invert the piece with the tomato onto the piece with the basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

419 Calories
24g Fat
30g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 419
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 805mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 585mg 45%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 255mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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