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Italian Grilled Cheese

Italian Grilled Cheese

A hot Italian sandwich at home.

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15 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time


8 slices Italian bread

5 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

8 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Italian Blend

12 to 16 basil leaves, if desired

4 ounces sliced deli salami

1/2 cup roasted red pepper strips

1/3 cup mild banana pepper rings

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Spread 1 side of each bread slice with about 2 teaspoons butter.

  2. STEP 2

    Layer 1 bread slice, buttered-side down, with 1 slice cheese, 3-4 basil leaves, 1/4 salami, 1/4 roasted red pepper strips, 1/4 banana pepper rings and 1 slice cheese. Top with 1 bread slice, buttered-side up.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat 12-inch skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  4. STEP 4

    Place 2 sandwiches into skillet; cook, turning once, 8-10 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Nutrition (1 sandwich)

560 Calories
37 Fat (g)
95 Cholesterol (mg)
1610 Sodium (mg)
35 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
21 Protein (g)
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