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.

Also, as a mom, ensuring my kids have access to healthy hydration options, such as water, puts a smile on my face. We all know how many sugary drinks kids like to drink and how unhealthy these can be.

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    • Eating their fruits and vegetables at meal times without reminders.

There is no other type of drink that I rather see my kids consume that is why water is always our number one.

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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.


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Grilled cheese tomato sandwich

Yield: 4 sandwiches

Total Time: 10 minutes


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


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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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Nestle® Pure Life® . The opinions and text are all mine.

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  1. This sounds delicious. I don’t eat ground meat although I’m not vegetarian.

    I’ve never heard of soy chorizo and doubt I’ll be able to obtain here in Spain, which is a real shame!!!!!

    I’ve used quorn mince previously, but I bet soy chorizo is delicious.

  2. Debs,

    Soja texturizada es lo que yo se que ahi en Espana para poder hacer esto pero sabor a chorizo no lo creo :- ( Gracias por visitar mi blog!!

  3. Estala hago….esta soja no creo la encuentre ero algo parecido espero que si……un besaZo

  4. This recipe looks sensational. I’ve never. Eaten soy chorizo and I don’t eat red meat. Very cool. :)

  5. Yum! This looks great! How did you do that awesome nutritional info on there?!

  6. Skinny mommy,

    I am going to calorie counter for the nutritional facts. Pretty easy so far :-)

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  7. This was fantastic! We actually got six good-sized servings from this. We changed it slightly by using Tofurky Italian Sausages (I cut them up and browned them before adding them to the sauce). It was delightful.
    Thanks so much for your wonderful blog. I love that you have so many vegetarian (or easily modifiable) recipes on here. And, the fact that they are healthy and taste great is definitely a plus!
    I’ve told all my friends and family about it and I can’t wait to try more of your recipes. (I’m making the blueberry crumble cake today!)

  8. Hunnyjar,

    thanks so much for the feedback. I am really glad that your family enjoyed it.

    Thanks so much for the referral :-) The website is going to change for the better in about 3 weeks so it will much easier for everyone to navigate.

    Thanks for visiting my blog

  9. looks insane. Who knew they had soy chorizo at TJ. I’m so getting it. OMG, when I went to Italy, everything was bolognese and I don’t eat red meat, since then I’ve been thinking of making a veggie version, I have an idea, just need to implement it. YOur version looks fantastic.

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