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Tomato & Dijon Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Looking for a way to spice up a grilled cheese sandwich recipe? Look no further! Whole grain bread is slathered with Dijon mustard and topped with fresh Roma tomatoes and Havarti cheese for the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich recipe.

looking for the ultimate best grilled cheese sandwich recipe? You've found it! Four simple ingredients - bread, tomatoes, dijon mustard, and cheese - combine to make the best grilled cheese you've ever tasted!


Nothing says comfort food like a grilled cheese sandwich. What’s better than cheese melted between two slices of bread? Learning how to make a grilled cheese sandwich was a rite of passage in my family growing up.  Yellow American cheese product sandwiched between two slices of white bread, slathered in butter and grilled. Served with a side of tomato soup, a grilled cheese sandwich was the stuff of lunch in the 80’s. I still love a good grilled cheese, but I like a more “grown up” version with a hearty bread, buttery cheese, and a few other flavors to round it out.


with tomatoes and Dijon mustard for the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

I just recently discovered Havarti cheese.  It has a rich, buttery taste that I like cold with salami, or melted on a sandwich. I picked up this nice large package of Arla Dofino sliced Havarti at Costco.  Arla Dofino offers a range of family-friendly cheese types, such as Havarti and Gouda. All Arla Dofino cheeses are free of added hormones and preservatives, and crafted with quality, natural ingredients.  This cheese will be making regular appearances in my fridge from now on.

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Years ago a college roommate introduced me to an open faced tomato sandwich with Dijon mustard and topped with cheese. It was one of my favorite cheap meals when I was just out of college. I knew it would make a fabulous grilled cheese sandwich recipe. I already had the Havarti cheese. I picked up this grainy Eureka bread for a more grown up sandwich.

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Making the grilled cheese sandwich is super easy and the Dijon adds such a great flavor. Just spread the mustard on one side of the bread.

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Top with tomato slices. I prefer Roma tomatoes and I’m not a huge tomato fan so I just used a few slices. But feel free to pile them on.

Havarti Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Finally the Havarti cheese. It reminds be a bit of Swiss cheese with the holes and it’s mild flavor.

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Slather the outsides of the bread with butter and grill until golden brown and the cheese is melted.  If you want to have even more fun – make it on this cute Snoopy Grilled Cheese Maker!



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  • Emily
    April 5, 2015

    ooo I love the Grainiac bread, so good! #grilledcheesemonth is my fav!! pinned this amazing sandwich!!

    • Camille
      April 8, 2015

      It was good! I loved all the seeds!