Grilled cheese tomato sandwich

Grilled cheese tomato sandwich is my son’s specialty. It is one of my kids favorite things to have as a snack right after school. My son is the one that normally likes to help in the kitchen so since these are pretty easy he likes to make them from start to finish.

Grilled cheese tomato sandwich

I love getting my kids in the kitchen even for simple things such as these grilled cheese tomato sandwiches. Little by little this has become an important tradition in my house. Teaching my kids the importance of cooking and nourishing their bodies correctly, especially as they continue to grow, it is of most importance to me.

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As always, grilled cheese sandwiches are pretty versatile. I have used pesto sauce to spread over the bread before to add a bit more flavor but you can just leave the sandwiches as is. Either way, grilled cheese tomato sandwiches are the bomb. Easy, delicious and super fast to make, and don’t forget, water is always the best way to hydrate.

Enjoy!

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Grilled cheese tomato sandwich

Yield: 4 sandwiches

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 16 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 large tomatoes, sliced

Directions:

Over medium heat preheat your indoor grill/griddle. Place a slice of cheese over 4 slices of bread. Top with some tomato slices followed by another slice of cheese.

Top with the remainder bread slices and grill sandwiches for 3-5 minutes on each side.

Serve immediately.

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14 comments

  1. Yum! You can’t go wrong with cheese and tomato! This looks delicious!

  2. I know what I’m having for lunch!!

  3. What a GORGEOUS sandwich! I love that these sandwiches are your son’s specialty and that he helps you in the kitchen! I hope to inspire that kind of love for food and cooking in my daughter. :)

    And I wish I had all the ingredients to make this Grilled Cheese Tomato Sandwich because I want one for lunch now!

  4. You have inspired me for lunch. Or rather, your KIDS have inspired me! 

  5. This sandwich is seriously everything!  I want to bite into that picture at the top right now!

  6. I love this simple sandwich! Tomatoes fresh out of the garden this summer!

  7. My favorite combination: tomato and cheese heaven ! I could eat 3 of those hehe

  8. A grilled cheese tomato sandwich is one of my favorites! So simple and even more delicious when those ripe summer tomatoes start coming in. ;)

  9. NEED ALL THE CHEESE!!! These are total lunchtime perfection that everybody will love!!

  10. Wow friend, your son is the cutest! Such a handsome boy! I love that your son helped you in the kitchen. I hope mine does the same ;-) And these sandwiches looks really delicious! Have a lovely Sunday! 

  11. Great idea and for adults you could add some fresh basil and fresh Cracked Pepper

  12. My granddaughter and I love tomato sandwiches!! Especially with a little mayonnaise, some basil garlic powder and oregano. I can’t believe I haven’t tried this before!! My children & all of my grandchildren eat my tomatoes right off the plants so fast that I eventually started planting “Eat Now” & “Don’t Touch ” plants of both types that I grow.. I can’t wait for for my granddaughter to get a taste of these!! Thanks for a great idea!! 

  13. I made this last night and it was AMAZING! SIMPLY AMAZING! i grew up eating grilled cheese sandwiches but i have never tried it with tomatoes…ahhh brilliant!

  14. I do these sandwiches and add basil pesto.   But I looked at the other comments and have decided to maybe add dijon or a different cheese with a mustard to mix things up.   Thanks for inspiring us all. 

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