Awesome Grilled Cheese and Tomato Sandwiches

April 14, 2021 ,

Created by Chef Max Shapiro. Recipe contains dairy.


  • 8 slices of whole wheat bread, divided
  • 6 oz part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 slices
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 8 thin slices
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 2 eggs beaten, or ½ cup of egg beaters
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine, or spread


1. On each of the 4 bread slices, place 1 cheese slice and 2 tomato slices; top with remaining bread slices.

2. Combine cornmeal, Parmesan cheese, and basil on a plate and mix.

3. In a shallow bowl, combine egg and milk, mix until well blended.

4. Melt 1 tbsp butter in a large non-stick skillet or griddle.

5. Dip sandwich in egg mixture; coat. Then dip into cornmeal mixture.

6. Place 2 sandwiches to griddle. Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat using remaining butter and sandwiches. Cut in half and severe with tomato soup, or seasoned tomato sauce for dipping.