Toasted cheese sandwiches

These classic toasted cheese sandwiches will make it to your plate in minutes.

Preparation time : 15min Servings : 4
  • 410 g garlic-flavoured chopped tomatoes
  • 50 g tomato paste
  • 1 chilli, chopped (optional)
  • 30 ml brown sugar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 thick slices of bread
  • soft butter
  • fresh basil
  • mozzarella cheese, sliced or grated

1 In a small pot, simmer the tomatoes, tomato paste, chilli (if using) and sugar until thickened.

Season with salt and pepper.

Set aside to cool.

2 Butter the bread on both sides.

Spoon some of the sauce onto a slice of bread and top with basil and cheese. Cover with another


Repeat with all the bread.

3 Toast in a non-stick pan until browned and the cheese has melted.

Serve with soup or on its own.