Pizza Grilled Cheese


  • 4 slices French bread or Italian bread
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 3 Tbsp pizza sauce
  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • 1 2.25 oz. can California Black Ripe Olives, sliced
  • Fresh basil sliced


  1. Heat a large frying pan over  medium low heat.

  2. Brush melted butter onto one side of bread slices, go all the way to the edges.

  3. Place bread buttered side down and spread other side with pizza sauce.  Mix together Mozzarella and Cheddar cheese

  4. Add 3/4 cup of cheese mixture to each slice of bread. Sprinkle,   Add 6 slices of pepperoni to each sandwich.  Add sliced olives (reserve some for top of sandwich)

  5. Top with other piece of bread and cook on  medium low heat in frying pan or in a panini grill until cheese is melted and sandwich is golden brown.

  6. Remove from pan and place on a baking sheet. Top with remaining cheese mixture and Parmesan cheese.  Add additional black olives and fresh basil.

  7. Place under broiler for about a minute until the cheese melts.  Garnish with some additional basil if you’d like.

Recipe by:

Your Homebased Mom