Fresh Mozzarella, Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese

cindy sandberg


Grown up version of a childhood favorite..with an Italian twist! YUM!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


  • 4 slice
    whole wheat bread(whole wheat italian bread is good for this)
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared pesto sauce
  • 4 oz
    fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1
    roma tomato, cut in thin slices
  • 1/2 c
    baby spinach
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella, Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese


  1. Heat small skillet over med heat. Spread two slices of bread with the pesto sauce. On top of pesto, layer half of the mozzarella slices, the tomato slices, the spinach and the other half of the mozzarella slices. Top with remaining two slices of bread. Brush top pieces of bread with olive oil. Lay in preheated skillet oil side down. Reduce heat to medium-low. Brush the remaining two slices of bread, now facing up, with oil. Grill each side til golden brown, and cheese is melty.
  2. Tip: Putting a lid on the skillet will allow the cheese to melt faster.

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About Fresh Mozzarella, Spinach and Tomato Grilled Cheese

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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