Grilled Cheese with Tomato, Peppers and Basil

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(61)

Classic grilled cheese sandwiches with a kick. Delicious! These are great with a bowl of tomato soup with a little basil added.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 8 (1 ounce) slices bread

  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese

  • 1 large tomato, sliced

  • 2 serrano peppers, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread, and place 4 of the slices butter-side down on a griddle over medium heat.

  2. On each piece of bread, place one slice of cheese, 1 slice of tomato, and a few slices of serrano pepper. Sprinkle dried basil and salt and pepper to taste. Top each sandwich with a slice of buttered bread, butter-side up.

  3. Grill sandwiches until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes each side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

327 Calories
17g Fat
31g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 327
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 607mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 308mg 24%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 220mg 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.