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Grilled Tomato Sandwich Italiano

Contributed by: News Canada

(NC) - A few savoury ingredients, including luscious Ontario Greenhouse Tomatoes, make a supreme snack or quick, light supper.


  • 4 slices Italian bread
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Soft butter
  • 1 pkg (170 g) mozzarella cheese slices
  • 2 large Ontario Greenhouse Tomatoes, sliced
  • Pesto sauce
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper


Arrange bread slices on baking sheet and place 5 to 7 inches (12 to 17 cm) under preheated broiler. Lightly toast both sides of bread. Cut garlic clove in half and rub cut surface over one side of each slice; butter same side.

Arrange mozzarella cheese over toast and return to broiler until cheese starts to melt. Top each with tomato slices and spread with a little pesto sauce.

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Broil until hot and bubbly.

Serve immediately.

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