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  • Prep
    2 min
  • Total
    15 min
  • Servings

Italian Grilled Cheese


  • Half a focaccia bread, cut in half
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) basil pesto (and basil leaves)
  • 75g / 4 slices Saputo Friulano cheese
  • ½ roasted red pepper, sliced
  • ½ ripe heirloom tomato, sliced


  1. Spread basil pesto onto the slices of bread. Place 2 slices of cheese on each piece of bread. Top with the roasted peppers and the tomatoes and close the sandwich.
  2. Heat a ribbed non-stick pan over medium heat. Brown the grilled cheese 3-4 minutes on each side, and finish cooking in the oven for approximately 5 minutes. Serve right away.