This toasted sandwich recipe while it does taste great it also is pretty basic, so you should try and be creative and try with different combinations. You will likely find some amazing combination of flavors that send your taste buds on a fantastic adventure.

There is nothing I like more than having a nice quick and easy, delicious lunch, and one of the easiest to cook up with minimal effort is the classic toasted sandwich.

I don’t have a video up for this recipe, but you can find detailed instructions on putting this recipe together below.

Toasted Sandwich Recipe

Toasted Sandwich
Prep time
10 Minutes
Cook time
5 Minutes
Total time
15 Minutes


  • 4 slices of bread
  • 2 slices cheese
  • 2 slices of ham
  • 8 slices of tomato
  • Butter


  1. Gather your ingredients together.
  2. Spread butter on one side of each of the slices of bread.
  3. Place your Ham, Cheese, tomato on the non-buttered side of the bread.
  4. Place the other slice of bread on top of the fillings with the buttered side facing upwards.

How to cook using a sandwich press

  1. Just place on the bottom heat plate once it is hot. Close the sandwich press and allow to cook, it should take about 1-5 minutes to be ready.

How to cook using a pan

  1. Heat the pan up, so it is reasonably hot.
  2. Place the sandwich in the pan and cook on one side for 1-3 minutes being careful not to burn the bread.
  3. After 1-3 minutes, flip the sandwich and cook again for 1-3 minutes. Feel free to press down on the sandwich to help compress it a little.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

  • There are hundreds of different fillings you can have in a toasted sandwich, mix it up and try something new!
  • You can toast it without butter if you want to be slightly healthier.
  • For a super simple toasted cheese sandwich just use a nice cheddar, butter, and bread. This combination will give you a lovely toasted, gooey cheese sandwich.
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Nutritional Information

The nutritional information for this fantastic toastie can be found right below. Keep in mind any changes to this toastie’s ingredients will result in these values being wrong.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 284g (10.02 oz)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 473 Calories from Fat 169.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.8g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 2090mg 87%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 12g
Protein 27g 54%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

If you’re feeling like pizza, the tortilla pizza recipe we have is super simple and will only take you a few minutes to whip and have in the oven.

Alternatively, the chicken quesadilla recipe is an amazing lighter version of a toasted cheese sandwich. It is very similar, but instead of bread, you can use tortillas.

If you have your own combination of toasted sandwich ingredients that are just amazing and you would love to share them then drop a comment below.