Mummy Pizza Grilled Cheese

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Total time:
  • 25 min
  • Makes:
  • 4 servings Photo: Roberto Caruso

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Mummy Pizza Grilled Cheese
Stuffed and topped with tomato and gooey cheese, then finished with soulless olive eyes, this is one yummy mummy grilled cheese.

Ingredients

  • 8 slices white sandwich bread
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • 2 plum tomatoes , thinkly sliced
  • 8 large basil leaves , optional
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup store-bought pizza sauce
  • 8 strips mozzarella , 1/4 in. wide x 4 in. long
  • 8 sliced pitted black olives

Directions

  • Preheat broiler. Sprinkle 4 bread slices with cheese, then divide tomato and basil over cheese. Top with remaining 4 bread slices. Brush oil on both sides of sandwiches.
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Cook 2 sandwiches at a time until golden-brown, 1 to 2 min per side. Repeat with remaining sandwiches, then arrange them on a baking sheet.
  • Brush tops of sandwiches with pizza sauce. Lay strips of cheese over sauce to make bandages and place olives for eyes. Broil in centre of oven until cheese melts, 1 to 2 min.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent October 2015 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 418
  • Protein
  • 20 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37 g
  • Fat
  • 21 g
  • Fibre
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 708 mg
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