Grilled Cheese with Tomato, Peppers and Basil

Grilled Cheese with Tomato, Peppers and Basil

Mindy 13

"Classic grilled cheese sandwiches with a kick. Delicious! These are great with a bowl of tomato soup with a little basil added."


15 m servings 327 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 327 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 703 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread, and place 4 of the slices butter-side down on a griddle over medium heat.
  2. On each piece of bread, place one slice of cheese, 1 slice of tomato, and a few slices of serrano pepper. Sprinkle dried basil and salt and pepper to taste. Top each sandwich with a slice of buttered bread, butter-side up.
  3. Grill sandwiches until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes each side.
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  1. 56 Ratings


This is good. A nice change from the classic. It's best with garden fresh tomatoes, basil & peppers! Nice bite to it, thanks Mindy & Eric!

serrano peppers are what 4-5 times hotter than the jalapeno? This is just a little too hot for most of my guests and family. When I made this I had a few different types of peppers on hand. S...

I love all the ingredients in this little version of grilled cheese so I knew it would be a winner. I used banana peppers from the jar and they gave the sandwich just the right amount a kick. Th...

These were a tasty spin on the original. My husband has requested them a few times since. Prep is impotrant for getting these just right. Slice everything quite thin so that the cheese can melt ...

used monterrey jack cheese and cheddar, forgot the peppers but sprinkled pepper in the middle. Very tasty.

Not bad. I didn't have any serrano peppers so I went with bell. Also couldn't find the basil so I used an Italian spice. Loved the spice but I could do without the peppers. My brother loved it!

Yum! I used a single roma tomato, thinly sliced, and I sliced the serrano pepper lengthwise and just put the halves on the sandwich. A nice change from the everyday grilled cheese.

Great and easy way to spice up an old standby. Thanks for the recipe! Delicious

I thought this was pretty good. Try using any kind of pickled pepper on it. What a combination, WOW!