Mozzarella And Basil Cheese Toastie



  • Bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 30 g (1 oz) pine nuts
  • A knob of butter
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 200 g (7 oz) mozzarella, sliced
  • 1-2 tomatoes (depending on size), sliced
Recipe courtesy of AO.

There’s nothing like a good toastie, is there?

It’s simple, it’s hearty . . . you can eat one for any meal of the day. Well, almost.

We recommend this Mozzarella And Basil Cheese Toastie as a nice lunch option.

You can even accompany it with some St Andrew’s Day Lentil And Smoked Bacon Soup. The perfect combination as we get into the wintery weather!


  1. Finely chop the basil and mash together with the garlic, olive oil and pine nuts.
  2. Butter one side of the bread and put on to the toaster plate buttered side down.
  3. Top with mozzarella slices, tomato slices and basil pesto.
  4. Add the second slice, buttered side facing up.
  5. Toast for around 4 to 5 minutes until golden.

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