Servings: 1 sandwich
- 1 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
- 2 slices country white bread
- 1/2 ripe roma or other tomato, cut into thin slices
- 2 ounces thinly sliced or shredded baby swiss cheese
- 2 slices bacon, fried until just beginning to crisp, then drained on paper towel (optional)
Spread the mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread. Place one slice, mayo-side down on a clean work surface and arrange the tomato slices on it. Top with the cheese and bacon, if using, pressing down so that the cheese (if shredded) stays in place. Lay the second slice of bread, mayo-side up, on top of the sandwich.
Heat a dry nonstick skillet over medium heat; place the sandwich in the center. Cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom (this will depend on how hot your burner is and the type of skillet you use; start checking after 2 minutes). Turn over the sandwich and press lightly with a spatula. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until the bottom is golden brown and the cheese has melted.
Transfer to a plate and cut in half. Serve hot.
From cookbook author Domenica Marchetti.
Tested by Domenica Marchetti.
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