Focaccia Three-Cheese Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

Focaccia Three-Cheese Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

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How To Make Focaccia Three-Cheese Italian Grilled Cheese Recipe

Your favorite grilled cheese made cheesier with this recipe. Three kinds of cheeses tossed with a garlic tomato paste and topped with basil leaves.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2garlic or herb focaccia bread, halved
  • 4Tbsplight ricotta cheesedivided
  • 4 Tbspgarlic tomato paste divided, or normal tomato paste mixed with ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • 6 char grilled red capsicumor roasted red capsicum/pepper slices , drained and divided
  • 1ripe tomato sliced and divided
  • ½cup mozzarella cheesesliced, or grated, divided
  • 4Tbspparmesan cheese grated, divided
  • 10fresh basil leaves divided


  1. Preheat sandwich press, or prepare a frying pan with a small amount of cooking oil spray. Set aside.

  2. Spread the ricotta cheese over the focaccia bases. Layer with the peppers or capsicum pieces, tomato slices, mozzarella slices, parmesan cheese, and basil leaves. Season with salt.

  3. Spread the tomato paste over the focaccia tops, and sandwich them over the cheese.

  4. Grill in the preheated sandwich press or on the frying pan for about 5 minutes for the sandwich press or 4 minutes each side for frying pans until toasted, heated through, and cheese has melted.


  • Calories: 1013.30kcal
  • Fat: 73.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 46.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.37g
  • Fiber: 1.94g
  • Sugar: 6.67g
  • Protein: 69.08g
  • Cholesterol: 259.61mg
  • Sodium: 2260.37mg
  • Calcium: 1837.79mg
  • Potassium: 655.90mg
  • Iron: 1.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 631.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.87mg
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