Pesto Caprese Grilled Cheese

Keep lunch simple with this quick and delicious caprese grilled cheese sandwich! This recipe uses fresh cherry tomatoes, shredded Mozzarella, and a rich basil pesto spread to bring the classic flavor combination together.

Serve: 1 / Prep: 5 mins. / Cook: 10 mins.


  • 2 tbs. basil pesto spread
  • 1/3 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 handful sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 2 slices whole-grain bread
  • 2 tbs. margarine or unsalted butter


  1. Heat a skillet over a stove at medium-low heat. Butter the outside of each bread slice with 1 tbs. butter. Next, spread 1 tbs. pesto on the inside of each bread slice. Then, pile on the tomatoes and shredded cheese. Grill on both sides until the cheese is melted.
  2. Slice sandwich in half and enjoy!

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