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Fast Italian Grilled Cheese

Provolone cheese, tomato slices and basil leaves make up the satisfying filling for these flame-broiled sandwiches. Lightly brushed with Italian salad dressing, they're sure to become family favorites. —Melody Biddinger Costa Mesa, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 thin tomato slices
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 slices Italian bread (1/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons prepared Italian salad dressing


  • Layer the basil, tomato and cheese on two slices of bread. Top with remaining bread. Brush outsides of sandwiches with salad dressing. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 394 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 1022mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • KitchenQueen60
    Jan 23, 2017

    What makes the sodium level so high? Could this be a typo? I'd like to try these, they sound delicious.

  • No_Time_To_Cook
    Apr 27, 2015

    Very Good! I added salami and onion.

  • raalbert
    May 29, 2012

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  • rebeccascafe
    May 29, 2012

    A great twist on a grilled cheese sandwich! I make it using our panini press, and Good Seasons Cheese Garlic Dressing (prepared). Very tasty and satisfying combination!

  • mythyagain
    May 26, 2012

    Quick, delicious and a wonderful way to celebrate home grown basil.

  • pinkapplesauce
    Jun 26, 2009

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  • katiesnewlife
    Aug 28, 2007

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  • shoshannahd
    Oct 28, 2006

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