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Grilled Havarti, Tomato & Basil Sandwiches

The perfect summertime lunch!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise* hellmann's
  • 8 slices french or country bread
  • 8 slices havarti cheese
  • 1 vine ripened tomato cut into 8 slices
  • leaves from 1 bunch fresh basil torn


  1. Spread the mayonnaise on both sides of each slice of bread. On 4 slices of bread, layer 1 slice of cheese, 2 tomato slices, basil leaves and another slice of cheese. Top each with remaining slices of bread.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Toast the sandwiches until browned on both sides and cheese melted, 4 to 7 minutes. Flip sandwiches halfway through.

  3. Slice each sandwich in half and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

I wrote the recipe above as it's written in the Magnolia Table Cookbook. I've never used mayonnaise instead of butter when grilling sandwiches and wasn't feeling adventurous enough this particular day to switch things up! Either one works, just base it on your preference!