Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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Italian-inspired cheese paired with fresh basil and juicy tomatoes make these sandwiches a summertime favorite!
15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
4 sandwiches

Ingredients

1 (15-ounce) loaf
French bread, unsliced
1
Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, softened
12 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend, cut in half
3
Roma tomatoes, sliced
16 large
fresh basil leaves
2 teaspoons
balsamic reduction

Directions

  1. Heat nonstick griddle to 350°F.
  2. Slice French bread on angle to get 8 (8-inch long) slices about 1/4-inch thick. Spread 1/2 tablespoon butter onto 1 side of each bread slice.
  3. Top 4 slices bread, buttered-side down, with 3 cheese halves, 1/4 tomatoes, 4 basil leaves, 1/2 teaspoon balsamic reduction, 3 cheese halves and 1 slice bread, buttered-side up.
  4. Place sandwiches onto griddle. Cook 8-10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Serve hot.

Recipe Tips

Lay sliced tomatoes onto paper towel-lined plate before assembling sandwiches to remove some of the moisture.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories
580
Cholesterol
75mg
Carbohydrates
57g
Protein
23g
Fat
30g
Sodium
1430mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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