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Roasted Tomato and Pesto Grilled Cheese

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 thick sliced seeded whole wheat bread
  • about 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • wedge of Brie cheese, sliced thin (rind and all)

Instructions

  1. Place a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the tomatoes on the pan. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Allow to roast for 20 minutes until bubbling and browned a bit. Remove from the oven and allow to cool a bit.
  4. Place a skillet over medium-low heat.
  5. Butter both sides of all slices of bread. Spread two slices of bread with basil pesto and parmesan cheese. Top the two remaining slices with Brie cheese and roasted tomato.
  6. Sandwich together and grill on both sides until the bread is golden and crisp and the Brie is melted.
  7. Slice in half and enjoy immediately.