grilled tomato cheese sandwiches
  • (4 slices) whole-wheat bread
  • (2 tsp.) less-fat margarine
  • (3 oz.) fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • (1 medium) vine-ripened tomato, thinly sliced
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt
  • (1/2 cup) fresh basil leaves



Grilled Tomato and Cheese Sandwiches

Fresh mozzarella cheese, vine ripened tomatoes and fresh basil sandwiched between buttery grilled whole-wheat bread.

Preparation Time

About 5 minutes

Cook Time

About 5 minutes


  1. 1Heat a nonstick griddle or medium grill pan over medium heat.
  2. 2Spread margarine on one side of each bread slice. Place two slices on griddle, butter side down. Top each slice with cheese, tomato, salt, pepper basil, and other bread slice, butter side up.
  3. 3Cook 4-6 minutes, flipping halfway through. Cut and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 323
  • Total Fat 12 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 37 g
  • Protein 19 g
  • Cholesterol 23 mg
  • Sodium 615 mg
  • Fiber 5.2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.