Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Let that thermometer drop about a three levels and likewise you’ll rep me interior (with the air-con aloof on) in a sweater, with a cosy sandwich to match. Yes that is factual. The calendar reads fall and the forecast calls for Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.

It’s no longer most regularly (study: never) that I create myself a complete pan of lasagna.  I do know it’s for sure what Tron (study: my have non-public Garfield) would admire, but a complete pan of lasagna accurate feels admire a horrifying quantity of leftovers.  I can commit to a exiguous skillet lasagna or lasagna became accurate into a ridiculously melty sandwich.

Definite, we can’t slump unfriendly with buttery grilled bread with cheese, but we can turn the dial to 11 with herbed ricotta, mozzarella and roasted cherry tomatoes.

Possess your sweaters out? At the least per chance you’re though-provoking about them.  Let’s sandwich!

Right here’s what you’ll need for a Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwich:

•  Your accepted loaf of crusty bread, sliced thick.

•  Cherry tomatoes, a swirl of olive oil, salt and pepper – roasted except burst.

•  Grated mozzarella cheese.

•  Ricotta cheese (I love complete milk ricotta because mmmmm), recent basil, and a few zests of lemon.

•  Butter to create the sandwich toasty golden scrumptious.

Originate by roasting the cherry tomatoes with about a glugs of olive oil and a precise quantity of sea salt and recent cracked shadowy pepper.  Roast the tomatoes except they’re burst and bubbling.  Basically tomato candy.

Whereas the tomatoes roast, scuttle collectively the ricotta layer.  Mix collectively ricotta, recent basil, salt and pepper.  I rob to add accurate a label of lemon zest to brighten the full flavors.

Now let’s assemble the Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

Butter the outside of two slices of bread. Flip the slices over and top either facet with grated mozzarella cheese.  On one facet of the sandwich layer the ricotta cheese and top with tomatoes.

You admire what to attain. Sandwich and grill.

Grill except golden on either facet.

If the cheese melts and sizzles over the facet of the sandwich, that’s all phase of the pleasure.

I mean advance now.  There’s no unfriendly intention to attain a grilled cheese sandwich but there for sure are extra factual techniques to create them.  This lasagna model of grilled cheese is amazingly ooey gooey comforting.  It’s a if truth be told merely luxurious and likewise you’re invited.  And so long as we’re being admire, count on: French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich.


Lasagna Grilled Cheese Sandwich

An ooey gooey grilled cheese sandwich with roasted tomatoes and herbed ricotta.

  • Author: Pleasure the Baker
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Entire Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 sandwiches 1x
  • Category: Lunch

For the Tomatoes:

  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, some halved
  • A few glugs of olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Contemporary cracked shadowy pepper

For the Sandwich:

  • 1/3 cup complete milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons recent basil
  • Sea salt
  • Contemporary cracked shadowy pepper
  • A zest of lemon rind (no longer vital)
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded mozzarella cheese
  • A few tablespoons butter, softened
  • Good crust bread, sliced


  1. Build a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 375 levels F. Line a exiguous rimmed baking sheet with either foil or parchment paper. Dump tomatoes onto the lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and a precise quantity of salt and pepper. Roast except the tomatoes burst and sizzle, about 20-25 minutes.
  2. In a exiguous bowl scuttle collectively ricotta, basil, and a accurate pinch of salt and pepper. Add a pinch of lemon zest even as you happen to would possibly per chance have it on hand.
  3. Build a nonstick skillet over medium warmth. Butter one facet of 4 slices of bread. With the butter aspects down, divide the mozzarella cheese between the four slices. Spread two of the slices with ricotta cheese. High the ricotta with about a spoonfuls of roasted tomato. High with the opposite fragment of bread.
  4. Grill the two sandwiches except golden brown and crisp on the outside, and melty on the interior.
  5. Remove away from the skillet and enable to leisure for accurate about a minutes before cutting in half of and taking half in warmth.

Key phrases: grilled cheese, lasagna, roasted tomatoes, ricotta, basil, pleasure the baker

Photos with my friend Jon Melendez.

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