Caprese Grilled Cheese with Jason Goldstein

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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