This Tomato Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich makes for the perfect lunch or dinner for everyone in the family. Ready in under 30 minutes, and simple to prepare.Heaven is real, and it has arrived in the form of this sandwich! This Tomato Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich is ready in under 30 minutes and makes to perfect lunch or dinner. The sandwich is very hearty and sure to keep you full all day long.
The sandwich is filled with two types of cheese, crispy bacon, fresh basil, tomato, and a spicy homemade hot mayo sauce. This sandwich is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Feeding to kids? Skip the hot mayo and red pepper flakes and pair with a classic mayo for a more mild, but still yummy flavor combo.
My family loves these sandwiches and they are very easy to prepare. Fresh basil, tangy Italian dressing and melted cheese meld perfectly together in this simple sandwich.” —Betty Snoddy, Franklin, Missouri
4 slices Italian bread (1/2 inch thick)
4 slices provolone cheese (1 ounce each)
4 slices tomato
4 bacon strips, cooked and halved
2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
To make the sandwiches, top 2 slices of bread with cheese, and then layer them with 2 tomato slices, 2 strips of bacon, half of the basil, and another cheese slice.
In a large pan, over medium heat, melt the cheese.
When the cheese is melted, spread the sandwiches on the pan and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
1 sandwich: 471 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1251mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.