Sun-Dried Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Grilled cheese is a classic quick and easy meal. I love experimenting with different combinations. This is one of my favorites. Takes: 30 min. Makes: 4 servings
¹₂ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
¹₄ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¹₄ cup chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1 garlic clove, crushed
¹₈ tsp. each salt and pepper
8 slices sourdough bread
1¹ ₄ cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
¹ ₂ cup crumbled goat cheese
¹₄ cup fresh arugula 2 Tbsp. chopped roasted sweet red pepper
3 Tbsp. butter, melted 1. Place the first seven ingredients in a food processor; process until blended. 2. Spread over each of four bread slices; top with cheeses, arugula, red pepper and remaining bread. Brush outsides of sandwiches with butter. 3. On a griddle, toast sandwiches over medium heat until golden brown and cheese is melted, 3-4 minutes per side.
TEST KITCHEN TIPS
Make these sandwiches on the grill for a hint of smoky flavor.
If you don’t love the mild tang of sourdough, use Italian bread instead.
1 SANDWICH 491 cal., 31g fat (14g sat. fat), 67mg chol., 942mg sod., 37g carb. (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g pro.