Caprese Grilled Cheese with Jason Goldstein

This Caprese Grilled Cheese prepared with Jason Goldstein will have you taking comfort food to the next level. This is an easy and delicious way to use basil grown in your very own AeroGarden.

Recipe by Jason Goldstein

Let's talk about elevated comfort food. You know: when you take a comfort classic and spice it up a bit to make it more unique. Our favorite take on elevated comfort food is the Caprese Grilled Cheese. It truly ups the grilled cheese game, offering a whole new world flavor to the classic sandwich. Plus, it is an easy, delicious way to use basil grown in your AeroGarden!

This recipe makes 2 sandwiches.


  • 1 beefsteak tomato (sliced)
  • 1 mozzarella ball (sliced)
  • 8 basil leaves
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp. mayo
  • 4 slices of bread


  • Spread mayo on both sides of 2 slices of bread.
  • Add a few slices of mozzarella to a piece of bread, then top with slices of tomato. Sprinkle salt, pepper, garlic powder, and oregano on the tomato slices, then top with basil leaves.
  • Add a few more slices of mozzarella to the other slice of bread.
  • Place on medium heat for 2 minutes per side.
  • Repeat for second grilled cheese, then enjoy!

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