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Pizza Grilled Cheese

Pizza Grilled Cheese

Ingredients

• Turano 100% Whole Grain bread or Rustic Rye
• 2 tablespoons butter
• 4 tablespoons pizza sauce
• 1 cup shredded mozzarella, divided
• Pepperoni Slices
• 1 tablespoon finely grated parmesan, plus more for garnish
• 1 fresh basil leaf
• Crushed red pepper flakes, for garnish


Directions

❶ Assemble sandwich, spread butter on the outside of two slices of whole grain bread. On the inside of one slice, spread one tablespoon pizza sauce, then top with 3/4 cup mozzarella, a few slices of pepperoni (optional), parmesan, and basil. Top with remaining slice of bread, buttered side up.
❷ In a large, oven-safe skillet over medium heat, cook sandwich until crispy, five minutes per side. Spread two teaspoons pizza sauce on top of sandwich, then top with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella and the remaining pepperoni slices. Bake until cheese is melty and golden and/or the pepperoni is crispy, 2-3 minutes at 400° F.
❸ Serve with your favorite marinara or pizza sauce and enjoy!

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