Fire Roasted Tomato Grilled Cheese with Basil

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  • • 1/4 cup butter, softened, or olive oil
  • • 12 slices white, wheat or gluten-free bread
  • • 8 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • • 1 1/2 cups Muir Glen Organic Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, well drained
  • • 12 large basil leaves


Prep Time: 5 Min

Total Time: 15 Min

  1. Spread butter or brush oil on 1 side of each bread slice.
  2. Arrange 6 slices bread, buttered/oil side down, on work surface, and place handful of shredded cheese, 1/4 cup diced tomatoes and 2 basil leaves on each bread slice.
  3. Top with remaining 6 bread slices, buttered sides up.
  4. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook 2 sandwiches at a time over medium heat until golden brown and cheese just melts; repeat for remaining sandwiches.


Save the drained tomato water for a delicious cocktail from our DRINKS section.
Serve with a green salad or vegetable side.
© Muir Glen Organic

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