Open-Faced Tomato Grilled Cheese Recipe

Grilled cheese might be a childhood staple when the weather is cold but today, we have a grilled cheese recipe that’s perfect for adults on summer days! Spice up your Fourth of July weekend with this recipe!

Open-Faced Tomato Grilled Cheese—yields 6-8 serving



  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • ½ baguette, halved lengthwise
  • 1 large clove garlic, halved
  • 1 medium tomato, halved and sliced ¼ inch thick
  • ¼ pound sliced provolone cheese


  • Preheat a grill to medium high
  • Combine the olive oil, oregano, red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt in a small bowl
  • Brush the cut sides of the baguette with some of the flavored oil
  • Grill cut-side down until toasted, about 4 minutes
  • Rub the grilled sides of the baguette with the garlic
  • Top with the tomato slice, season with salt and cover with the provolone
  • Grill, covered, until the cheese melts, 3 to 5 minutes
  • Drizzle with the remaining flavored oil and season with salt
  • Cut into pieces


Source: Food Network Kitchen