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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
GoGo squeeZ

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Proof that grilled cheese isn’t just cold-weather food, this delicious version, courtesy of GoGo squeeZ, uses juicy tomatoes and basil pesto.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons pesto
  • 4 slices of tomato

Directions

Spread the butter on the outside of both slices of bread.

Layer the cheese, pesto, and tomatoes on the bread before closing the sandwich.

Heat a frying pan, then place the sandwich in the pan to cook, flipping it once after the cheese has started to melt and the bread is brown. The sandwich is done cooking when both sides are browned and the cheese is fully melted.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving242
Total Fat19g29%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated8g39%
Cholesterol35mg12%
Protein9g19%
Carbs10g3%
Vitamin A149µg17%
Vitamin B120.2µg3.9%
Vitamin C7mg12%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K89µg100%
Calcium238mg24%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)30µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)35µg9%
Folic acid3µgN/A
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium34mg8%
Monounsaturated8gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg6%
Phosphorus181mg26%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium185mg5%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg8.6%
Sodium441mg18%
Trans0.1gN/A
Zinc1mg9%