Cheese and tomato toasted sandwich cut in half with basil leaves

Tomato & mozzarella toastie

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 1

This classic mozzarella and tomato toastie is a simple and quick lunch option. Upgrade your sandwich with veggies, shredded chicken or pepperoni

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal535
  • fat31g
  • saturates18g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein26g
  • salt3.2g


  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 tbsp tomato pasta or pizza sauce
  • 50g torn mozzarella
  • a few torn basil leaves and a few whole leaves
  • shredded chicken or ham, pepperoni, sweetcorn, onions or roasted peppers



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  1. Spread the bread with the tomato pizza or pasta sauce. Scatter torn mozzarella and a few torn basil leaves over one slice, then add any meat or veggies you like – shredded chicken or ham, pepperoni, sweetcorn, onions or roasted peppers all work well. Top with the other slice of bread, then butter the outsides of the sandwich. Cook in a hot pan, weighed down by another heavy pan, for 2-3 mins on each side until the outside is crisp and the cheese has melted. Alternatively, cook in a sandwich toaster. Top with a few whole basil leaves and serve.

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