Mediterranean Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Deann Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Mediterranean Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Feta cheese, combined with Mozzarella cheese and olives, makes this Mediterranean grilled cheese sandwich a simple yet flavorful Greek-inspired sandwich.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2slicesrustic white bread,or sourdough bread
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil,divided
  • 2ozMozarella cheese,shredded
  • 1ozWisconsin Feta cheese,crumbled
  • 2cupsspinach,fresh
  • 4Roma tomato slices
  • 2tbspblack olives,diced
  • 1tbspred onion,finely chopped
  • 2tspfresh basil,chopped
  • ¼tspgarlic,finely minced
  • black pepper,freshly ground

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a non-stick 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Once hot, add garlic and spinach and saute until spinach begins to wilt about 30 seconds. Remove from heat, stir in basil, and set aside.

  3. To assemble the sandwich, spread Mozzarella and Feta cheese over one slice of bread into an even layer. Layer tomatoes in a single layer over cheese.

  4. Spread spinach mixture over tomatoes then sprinkle olives and red onions over tomatoes. Season with freshly ground black pepper and top with the remaining slice of bread.

  5. Spread 1 teaspoon olive oil evenly over the skillet, add sandwich, and heat over medium-low heat.

  6. Cook until the bottom is golden brown for about 3 to 4 minutes, then remove the sandwich from the pan.

  7. Spread the remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil evenly in the skillet, carefully rotate the sandwich to the opposite side, and return to pan over medium-low heat.

  8. Cover skillet with the lid and cook until bottom is golden brown for about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 639.73kcal
  • Fat: 42.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.86g
  • Trans Fat: 0.68g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.45g
  • Fiber: 5.94g
  • Sugar: 8.28g
  • Protein: 26.98g
  • Cholesterol: 83.06mg
  • Sodium: 1097.07mg
  • Calcium: 694.77mg
  • Potassium: 790.00mg
  • Iron: 5.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 517.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.06mg
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